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CSPC Director of Policy Dan Mahaffee Published in Politico

An op-ed by CSPC Director of Policy Dan Mahaffee was published in Politico on March 7th. Titled "The 'Back to the Future' Filibuster," the piece comments on Rand Paul's historic thirteen-hour speaking filibuster during the confirmation hearing of CIA Director John Brennan. Mahaffee argues that it took the use of a 19th-century parliamentary maneuver to draw significant attention to a pressing 21st-century issue-- the escalating reliance on drones, at a time of decreasing congressional oversight of the executive branch in areas of national security.

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