http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-democrats-climate-change-filibuster-is-nothing-but-a-lot-of-hot-air/2014/03/10/427ab7fe-a89f-11e3-8d62-419db477a0e6_story.html

Still, they figured their antics in the wee hours would display their dedication for all Americans to see — or at least insomniacs who watch
C-SPAN2. It also might impress Democratic donors. As The Post’s Ed O’Keefe reported, Democratic senators discussed plans for the filibuster last month at a fundraiser held by liberal billionaire Thomas Steyer.