Alabama
11:58 am
Tue November 11, 2003

Republican Senators Plan Marathon Talk

Washington, DC – The Democratic filibuster of Alabama Attorney General Bill Pryor's nomination to become a federal judge is partly responsible for prompting Senate Republicans to schedule a 30-hour "talkathon" starting Wednesday night. The GOP wants to keep the senate in session around the clock to bring attention to what Republicans call Democratic obstruction. Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill.