Definitions for "Filibuster"
Keywords:  cloture, debate, tactic, senate, delay
To delay legislation, by dilatory motions or other artifices.
A device used only in the Senate to delay or prevent a vote by time-consuming talk. Requires invoking cloture to halt it.
The term used for an extended debate in the Senate which has the effect of preventing a vote.
A lawless military adventurer, especially one in quest of plunder; a freebooter; -- originally applied to buccaneers infesting the Spanish American coasts, but introduced into common English to designate the followers of Lopez in his expedition to Cuba in 1851, and those of Walker in his expedition to Nicaragua, in 1855.
To act as a filibuster, or military freebooter.
A native of the Philippines who was accused of advocating their separation from Spain.
a group of politicians doing nothing instead of
Keywords:  invoke, serious, procedure, severe
a very severe, serious procedure to invoke
an extreme action that requires robust public support
a very straight forward action
Keywords:  radical, tool
a radical tool
Keywords:  great, step, first
a great first step