Sen. Sanders To Publish Book on 8 Hour Filibuster

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is
publishing a book of a Senate filibuster he gave opposing the tax
cut deal made by the White House and Congress.

On Dec. 10, Sanders, an independent, took the floor of the
Senate and didn't relinquish it for 8½ hours.

His words are being assembled into a book entitled "The Speech:
A Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed and the Decline of Our
Middle Class."

The book's publisher, Nation Books, says millions followed the
speech online, crashing the Senate server.

A print book is due out next month. An electronic book will be
published Jan. 28.

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