n.— «Minority Democrats, who had filibustered the bill for dozens if hours earlier in the session, delayed the inevitable for an additional nine hours of debate which came to an end early Thursday morning. That’s when majority Republicans employed a rarely used parliamentary procedure known as “moving the previous question” or “P.Q.ing” to end the filibuster and force a vote.» —“Senate Cuts off Debate and Passes MOHELA Bill” by Steve Walsh Missourinet (Jefferson City, Missouri) Apr. 19, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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