UPDATE: AFJ President Nan Aron discusses the filibuster of Caitlin Halligan on the March 9 edition of MSNBC's Up With Chris Hayes:
In the previous post to this blog, we said that today's cloture vote on the nomination of Caitlin Halligan for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit would tell us if Senate rules reform is for real.
A short time ago, we got the answer. Here is AFJ President Nan Aron's statement concerning the defeat of the cloture motion: