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  1. Filibustering

    of Filibuster

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of filibustering in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of filibustering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of filibustering in a Sentence

  1. Ted Cruz:

    The Senate Democrats who are filibustering Department of Homeland Security funding should look hard at this ruling.

  2. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn:

    We've done our best, we’ve fought for the House position and Democrats are filibustering; that’s the facts of life.

  3. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    If they are going to take a filibustering stance, we will not allow parliament to be jammed up and will not bow down to threats.

  4. Don Stewart:

    Maybe they should spend less time trash-talking and more time tending their own garden: Their party in Congress is currently filibustering a bill that would help prevent children from being sold into sex slavery -- and the President won't lift a finger. Think about that for a minute.

  5. Lamar Alexander:

    Filibustering to death the Gorsuch nomination -- or any presidential nomination, for that matter -- flies in the face of 230 years of Senate tradition, throughout the Senate's history, approval of even the most controversial presidential nominations has required only a majority vote.

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