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Longest Solo Filibusters in the History of the US Senate

Can you guess who are the Senators of the United States of America who led the longest filibusters? Good luck!
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Last updated: October 16, 2022
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Time
Date
Measure
Senator
State
24:18
August 28, 1957
Civil Rights Act of 1957
Strom Thurmond
South Carolina
23:30
October 17, 1986
Defense Authorization Act
Alfonse D'Amato
New York
22:26
April 24, 1953
Submerged Lands Act
Wayne Morse
Oregon
21:18
September 24, 2013
Continuing Appropriations Act
Ted Cruz
Texas
18:23
May 29, 1908
Aldrich–Vreeland Act
Robert M. La Follette, Sr.
Wisconsin
16:12
September 28, 1981
Debt ceiling increase
William Proxmire
Wisconsin
15:30
June 12, 1935
National Industrial Recovery Act
Huey Long
Louisiana
15:28
April 4, 2017
Supreme Court confirmation of Neil Gorsuch
Jeff Merkley
Oregon
15:14
October 5, 1992
Revenue Act
Alfonse D'Amato
New York
14:50
June 15, 2016
Nominally H.R. 2578
Chris Murphy
Connecticut
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Level 65
Oct 16, 2022
Great quiz in my highly preferred topic! However, Al D'Amato was never a Democrat, so please fix that if you can.
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Level 51
Oct 16, 2022
Thank you very much! And yeah, haha, I may have been not really focused on my step 4, I'll change it. Thanks!
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Level 87
Oct 16, 2022
Mr. Thurmond Goes To Washington and keeps getting elected on racism until he's 100 years old in 2003.
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Level 71
Oct 16, 2022
This is a tough quiz! Even as an American interested in history, I only got 2. Is any of this common knowledge in France, or is it just personal interest?
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Level 51
Oct 16, 2022
It's completely obscure in French but... for my studies, I follow a lesson of foreign constitutionnal right, so yeah, it became a personal interest, although it's not part at all of the French culture.