Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question related to Senate Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) lengthy speech in opposition to… read more

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question related to Senate Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) lengthy speech in opposition to continued funding of the Affordable Care Act: “Should members stick to their beliefs or be prepared to compromise?”

The Hill's congressional correspondent Alex Bolton talked about Senator Cruz’s protest, which began the previous day around 2:45 p.m. and was still happening at the time of this interview. Mr. Bolton also talked about why Senator Cruz’s speech did not fit the definition of a “filibuster.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Open Phones

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 25, 2013

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  • Sep 25, 2013 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 25, 2013 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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