WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS4) – A Democratic senator from Oregon says he plans to hold a marathon speech on the Senate floor in opposition of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination.

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Senator Jeff Merkley started speaking at around 5 p.m. local time. His staff says he ran ‘Ironman Triathlon’ in November, insinuating he can continue to speak for hours longer.

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