The word is that Obama is against the filibuster:

BuzzFlash Has Heard a Rumor that Senator Barack Obama Has Been Opposing a Filibuster of Alito Inside the Democratic Caucus

Friends – Please take action & please send this far & wide!

Senator John Kerry has called for a filibuster of the Alito nomination, heeding your calls to do everything possible to defeat it. He has asked that activists now help convince his colleagues to join him.

Please contact key senators who can provide critical support to the filibuster effort! Click here for free, one-step faxing to 12 key senators -> EVAN BAYH, Obama, Dodd, Lieberman, Biden, Bill Nelson, Durbin, Snowe, Reid, Schumer, Clinton, Chafee, Feingold.

Free, One-Step Online Fax to 12 Key Senators!!

Then forward this email to anyone you know who is worried that Alito would likely condone the abuse of power by the president, vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, and help curtail Congress’ ability to protect the civil rights, health, safety, and welfare of the American people.

We need to act now to prevent Senate Republican leaders from ramming this nomination through the Senate — time is of the essence.

The filibuster vote is scheduled for Monday. Send your free fax, sign Kerry’s petition (make calls?) anytime between now and then. Sooner is better.

Free, One-Step Online Fax to 12 Key Senators!!

AND sign Senator John Kerry’s Open Letter to All Senators:

Toll-free numbers for Congressional Switchboard:
1-877-851-6437 or 1-888-355-3588
1-888-818-6641 or 1-800-426-8073

Direct Phone Numbers:
Bayh, Evan (Democrat – IN) Phone: (202) 224-5623
Obama, Barack (Democrat – IL) Phone: (202) 224-2854
Dodd, Christopher (Democrat – CT) Phone: (202) 224-2823
Lieberman, Joseph (Democrat – CT) Phone: (202) 224-4041
Biden, Joseph (Democrat – DE) Phone: 202-224-5042
Nelson, Bill (Democrat – FL) Phone: 202-224-5274
Durbin, Richard (Democrat – IL) Phone: (202) 224-2152
Snowe, Olympia (Republican – ME) Phone: (202) 224-1946
Reid, Harry (Democrat – NV) Phone: 202-224-3542
Schumer, Charles (Democrat – NY) Phone: 202-224-6542
Clinton, Hillary (Democrat – NY) Phone: (202) 224-4451
Chafee, Lincoln (Republican – RI) Phone: (202) 224-2921
Feingold, Russell (Democrat – WI) Phone: (202) 224-5323

Want to Earn Extra-Credit? Email or Call Red State Dems who are currently being targeted by ads created by the folks who brought us the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

Sen. Blanche Lincoln (AR) 202-224-4843

Sen. Mark Pryor (AR) 202-224-2353

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (CT) 202-224-4041
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Sen. Mary Landrieu (LA) 202-224-5824
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Sen. Byron Dorgan (ND) 202-224-2551

Sen. Kent Conrad (ND) 202-224-2043

Sen. Tim Johnson (SD) 202-224-5842
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Sen. Robert Byrd (WV) 202-224-3954
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Sen. Ken Salazar (CO) 202-224-5852
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Sen. Susan Collins (ME) 202-224-2523
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