This undated black-and-white file photo provided by Columbia shows James Stewart in a scene from the movie: "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." The Senate has more filibusters than ever these days. But you'd hardly know it by watching the chamber on C-SPAN. Filibusters are procedural delays that outnumber lawmakers, used to try killing bills and nominations. They seldom look like the exhausted talkathon waged by the devoted senator portrayed by Stewart.