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Filibuster

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Filibuster, practice of prolonging debate to prevent the adoption of a measure or procedure, especially in the U.S. Senate. Opponents of a measure can organize a continuous succession of long speeches; however, two-thirds of the senators present can vote to end the filibuster.

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