FILIBUSTER in a Sentence

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 v.  block legislation by making long speeches
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1  Senator Seymour has threatened a filibuster to block the bill.
2  A group of senators plans to filibuster a measure that would permit drilling in Alaska.
3  They simply threatened to filibuster until the Senate adjourns.
4  The democrats organize a filibuster in the senate.
5  Even though we disapproved of Senator Foghorn's political goals, we were impressed by his ability to filibuster endlessly to keep an issue from coming to a vote.
6  He filibustered throughout in the face of persistent questioning.
7  He filibustered the proposed law to death in the last session of Congress.