Six famous filibusters (and a bonus -- a recipe for fried oysters)

In the face of ongoing obstruction by Republicans, Senate Democrats voted Nov. 21 to bar filibusters on presidential nominees (except for Supreme Court justices). The filibuster will still be available on proposed legislation, such as immigration or appropriations bills. Here's a look at some of the best-known filibusters, real and imagined MORE: Senate Democrats wound the filibuster rule. Now what?

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