Synonym: filibusterer. Similar words: cluster, filter, filtering, sustenance, oyster, poster, foster, eastern. Meaning: ['fɪlɪbʌstə(r)] n. 1. a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes 2. a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches. v. obstruct deliberately by delaying; of legislation.
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1) A senator dragged the subject in as a filibuster.
2) Senator Seymour has threatened a filibuster to block the bill.
3) They simply threatened to filibuster until the Senate adjourns.
4) The democrats organize a filibuster in the senate.
5) A group of senators plans to filibuster a measure that would permit drilling in Alaska.
6) Opponents of the bill threatened to filibuster its final stages.
7) Conceivably,(sentencedict.com) supporters of the law could filibuster to prevent it from being revised.
8) Opponents in the Senate have vowed to filibuster.
9) Daschle has said Democrats may filibuster the budget for the investigation if their objections are not addressed.
10) We could not prolong a filibuster indefinitely.
11) Organizing or carry out of a filibuster.
12) Republicans have the right to filibuster under centuries - old rules that this page has long defended.
13) In theory, Republicans could a filibuster,(http://sentencedict.com/filibuster.html) but blocking a judge is not like blocking a law.
14) The filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan.
15) Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., who opposes the bill, conceded he did not have the votes to wage a filibuster.
16) Daschle has vowed to stall the funding issue by filibuster if Republicans attempt to push through a plan Democrats oppose.
17) The Senate will debate the bill Monday and vote Tuesday on whether to override the filibuster.
18) The measure died in the Senate last summer after opponents mounted a successful filibuster. Among the opponents was Lott.
19) And they say they don't believe Wellstone has the votes to sustain a filibuster to block the bill.
20) For most of the 19th century the majority in the Senate had no way to move to "cloture"—ie, end a filibuster and force a vote.
21) Harry Reid, the majority leader in the Senate, needs 60 votes to break a filibuster.
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