Rand Paul Won, Now What?

Rand Paul declared victory Thursday when his 13-hour filibuster forced Attorney General Eric Holder to answer his question of whether the government can kill by drone an American citizen now engaged in combat on American soil. (“The answer to that question is no,” Holder said.) On Fox News, Paul celebrated, literally saying, “Hurray!” John Brennan ...

Why Rand Paul's filibuster was a publicity stunt — and a wasted opportunity

The senator’s talkathon failed to make the White House come clean about drone strikes Full story

Three questions to ask about US drone strikes

The US drone program raises serious ethical concerns – particularly about accountability and due process. Congress, with support from President Obama, must develop new oversight rules to ensure that US values are safeguarded. Full story

Obama Is on the Wrong Side of History — and Rand Paul — on Drone Warfare

If it wasn’t bizarre enough to hear Shakespeare, Patton, Jay-Z, and Wiz Khalifa quoted on the Senate floor this morning, Sen. Rand Paul’s nearly 13-hour old-school filibuster on drone warfare exposed this jarring irony: A constitutional scholar who rode his antiwar views to the White House stands defiantly to the right of the GOP — ...

The Swarm: Sen. Paul gets answer on drone strikes against U.S. citizens

For all his blubbering and ranting during an old-fashioned filibuster Wednesday on the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director , Sen. Rand Paul did raise a valid issue. Full story

Rand Paul ends Senate filibuster over drone concerns after 13 hours

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly 13 hours after he started, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., ended a dramatic, old-fashioned filibuster early Thursday… Full story

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