As we head into hour five of the Vermont senator’s speech, NewsFeed can’t help but wonder how Bernie Sanders is still standing, let alone talking?
Beginning at 10:25 am Friday morning, the independent senator took to the Senate floor in an attempt to block President Obama’s hefty new tax bill. The bill is an extension of Bush-era tax cuts to the income of the U.S.’s richest citizens and has been criticized as an excessive compromise on Obama’s part.
So will logging hours of Senate floor (and C-Span air) time help Sanders’ cause? Our colleague Alex Altman muses on his chances over at Swampland. As for the speech, you can head over to C-Span to watch a live stream of the action.