Senate Session

During debate on a line-item veto power for the president of the U.S., Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) took the floor and filibustered for… read more

During debate on a line-item veto power for the president of the U.S., Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) took the floor and filibustered for over six hours. This is the longest speech on the Senate floor since 1981, when Sen. William Proxmire (D-WI) talked for 16 hours and twelve minutes. S 2269: A bill to temporarily extend the Defense Production Act of 1950. HR 4113: A resolution to permit the transfer before the expiration of the other wise applicable sixty-day congressional review period of the obsolete training aircraft carrier U.S.S. Lexington to the Corpus Christie Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Corpus Christie, Texas, for use as a naval museum and memorial. HR 1426: A resolution to provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of Cheraw Indians of North Dakota. close

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Senate Session

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Program ID:
24686-1
Category:
Senate Proceeding
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Senate Proceeding
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 1992

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  • Feb 26, 1992 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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