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Sen. Rand Paul speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday night, March 6, 2013, shortly before 10 p.m. EST.

“I would go for another 12 hours to try to break Strom Thurmond’s record, but I’ve discovered that there are some limits to filibustering and I’m going to have to go take care of one of those in a few minutes here”
— Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), quoted by the Washington Post, ending his filibuster after nearly 13 hours and looking forward to using the bathroom.
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