Longest Senate filibusters in history

Posted: 3:38 PM EDT Mar 11, 2013   Updated: 12:07 PM EDT Sep 25, 2013

Sen. Ted Cruz carried on his advocacy for the defunding of "Obamacare" for almost 22 hours before finally ending on Wednesday. Though Cruz's effort was technically not a filibuster, take a look at the longest Senate filibusters in history.

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Sen. Ted Cruz carried on his advocacy for the defunding of "Obamacare" for almost 22 hours before finally ending on Wednesday. Though Cruz's effort was technically not a filibuster, take a look at the longest Senate filibusters in history.

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