David Welna David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.
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Democrats Stopped The Clock. Will They Alter Rules?

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Shooting suspect Jared Loughner allegedly customized a Glock semiautomatic pistol like the one above to hold an extended ammunition magazine that would have been illegal six years ago. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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13 New Senators Sworn In, As Senate Gets To Work

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Tom Udall of New Mexico, shown in a 2008 file photo, is leading the fight to change the rules on filibusters in the Senate. Ron Edmonds/AP hide caption

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Some Democrats Try To Rewrite Rules On Filibusters

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Senate Passes Repeal Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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