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Episode 422: Schoolhouse Rock Is A Lie (Or, How The Filibuster Ate Washington)

On our show today, we tell you everything you need to know about the filibuster, including:

  • What Schoolhouse Rock didn't tell us
  • Why Aaron Burr and Jimmy Stewart are the two great villains in filibuster history
  • How Senators can now filibuster bills without having to talk for hours on end
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