Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)’s filibuster of the John Brennan’s CIA directorship nomination is still going strong into the midnight hour. Fellow Kentucky senator and GOP Leader Mitch McConnell did a little leading from behind and showed up to lend his support. Finally.

https://twitter.com/FloridaJayhawk/status/309529905077551104

Looks like McConnell heeded Brit Hume’s advice from earlier this evening:

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Sen. Paul is grateful: