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Senate Confirms Brennan As CIA Director

NPR | March 7, 2013 3:13 p.m. | Updated: March 7, 2013 6:34 p.m.

Contributed By:

Audie Cornish, Tamara Keith

The Senate easily confirmed the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, that following the dramatics of Sen. Rand Paul, who filibustered against it for nearly 13 hours on Wednesday night. Is this the dawn of a new era of these, old-school, “talking” filibusters? Tamara Keith talks to Audie Cornish.


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