What Was the Longest Filibuster in History?

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) just completed a filibuster that lasted 14 hours and 50 minutes. But is it close to the longest one? The filibuster began around 11:21 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday and ended just before 2:30 a.m. Eastern. But you may be surprised to learn that this isn't close to the longest filibuster in history. Click through the gallery to see the top 10 longest filibusters in Senate history and how Murphy's currently ranks next to them. (Getty)