During a brief lull between federal financial crises, a look at the vocabulary of playing for time.
By taking on the White House over its drone policy and civil liberties, Rand Paul echoed concerns of liberal Democrats. But only one helped him during his filibuster, showing how tribal D.C. is.
Some Republicans saw the filibuster performance by Sen. Rand Paul as a morale boost for the party. He aimed to spark a broader discussion about the possible domestic use of armed drones.