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Thursday, May 05, 2005

POLITICS-U.S.: Voters Rally 'Round the Never-Ending Speech:

"More is at stake than an arcane parliamentary procedure or a politician's license to hold forth interminably, said Susan Norton, a representative of the National Council of Jewish Women who travelled to Washington Wednesday with voters from her home in Omaha, Nebraska, in the country's Midwest, to urge U.S. senators to support the filibuster.

''The majority may rule but the minority must never be without voice and power and influence,'' Norton told IPS, adding: ''People like me want to have a say because we can have a say. That truly is the beauty and the miracle of a representative democracy and so I like to exercise the voice that I have.'' "
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