Senate Democrats plan to stay up all night Monday night and take turns speaking on the floor to urge action on climate change. Thirty of them are expected to participate in the unusual event.
These talk-a-thons tend to bring about false claims of being a filibuster. What Democrats will do is not a filibuster in any sense of the word.
Senate.gov defines a filibuster as "any attempt to block or delay Senate action on a bill or other matter by debating it at length, by offering numerous procedural motions, or by any other delaying or obstructive actions."
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