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Advocacy Groups Mobilize in Filibuster Debate

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Advocacy Groups Mobilize in Filibuster Debate

Advocacy Groups Mobilize in Filibuster Debate

Advocacy Groups Mobilize in Filibuster Debate

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Advocacy groups are rousing support across the country in the days ahead of a possible showdown over Senate rules on the use of the filibuster. Democrats have used the time-tested practice to block some of President Bush's nominees to federal judgeships.

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