The attempted filibuster led by some of the more prevalent members in the senate right now included Ted Cruz and Rand Paul which have been lighting up twitter like a Christmas tree lately are giving senate majority leader Harry Reid a run for his money. As you all may know already the filibuster itself has now been defeated and this opens up the current gun control legislation up for debate and down the road of a vote in the Democrat controlled house. 16 Republicans joined the Democrats in overcoming this filibuster. Read more below.

You can read more on the initial filibuster here:

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/rand-paul-and-ted-cruz-threaten-filibuster-on-guns-89299.html

You can read more on the news of the filibuster failing here:

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/11/gun-bill-clears-senate-hurdle-as-filibuster-falls-short/

Stay informed patriots!

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