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Inside a Congressional Filibuster - George Mitchell

Complete video at: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell describes his first experience with a Senatorial filibuster. ----- George Mitchell shares his thoughts on the direction our nation should be taking. Mitchell's mission is to ensure the U.S. remains a leader in brokering peace and ensuring the safety and viability of populations. As congressman, Mitchell was named most respected member six times. He helped broker peace in Northern Ireland and worked to discover a path to peace in the Middle East. Most recently, he led an investigation into the illegal use of performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball. George Mitchell is a former Democratic Party politician and United States Senator who currently serves as chairman of the worldwide law firm DLA Piper. Mitchell is also the Chancellor of the Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was the U.S. Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and chairman of The Walt Disney Company from March 2004 until January 2007.
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