Filled in

    In 1957, Sen. Strom Thurmond filibustered the Civil Rights for 24 hours and 18 minutes. That’s just one interesting face about filibusters. Since the 112th Congress convenes tomorrow, the National Constitution Center wants you to be prepared. So its blog, Constitution Daily, has ticked off 10 facts about filibusters that you might find helpful this term.

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