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Reid says he can't work with Romney
Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:kennedylaw, 11/2/2012 1:40:28 PM

Five days before the election, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has ruled out trying to work with Mitt Romney should he win next week. "Mitt Romney's fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him to pass his 'severely conservative' agenda is laughable," Mr. Reid said in a statement on Friday, trying to puncture Mr. Romney's closing election argument that he'll be able to deliver on the bipartisanship President Obama promised in 2008 but has struggled to live up to.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 11/2/2012 1:42:33 PM     (No. 8982610)

President Romney should keep footage of this pronouncement and use it whenever necessary to pressure the Senate, unless of course Republicans take control of it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pomom, 11/2/2012 1:42:47 PM     (No. 8982612)

Harry, despite your jaded view of the future President, he will invite you to the White House and make an attempt to work with you. If you don't like it, perhaps it's time for you to retire.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 11/2/2012 1:43:09 PM     (No. 8982614)

Here is hoping that Reid becomes Senate MINORITY Leader and doesn't have to work with President Romney.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 11/2/2012 1:45:00 PM     (No. 8982620)

That doesn't surprise me - however, I don't think that Harry could work with any GOP President.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: WestCoastCowboy, 11/2/2012 1:47:37 PM     (No. 8982624)

Will media go nuts over this like they did with Mitch McConnell ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 11/2/2012 1:49:22 PM     (No. 8982628)

What an arrogant attention seeking freak Reid is.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blonde Patriot, 11/2/2012 1:49:23 PM     (No. 8982629)

I think that we all need to chip in a buy Reid a new "Fisker" automobile.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Douglas DC, 11/2/2012 1:50:00 PM     (No. 8982632)

Heh, you are not going to be speaker anymore

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/2/2012 1:51:05 PM     (No. 8982634)

Another DemocRAT fail.

If 2012 doesn't move out this corrupt pig away from the trough, perhaps 2014 will bring in leadership that WILL work for a better future for the USA.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dotonbut, 11/2/2012 1:52:11 PM     (No. 8982638)

Harry Reid, a purely unlikeable person.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/2/2012 1:52:59 PM     (No. 8982641)

Keep. It. Up.

Perfect validation of Romney and will help him.

Reid the Partisan. Reid the Obstructionist.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: reilly, 11/2/2012 1:53:28 PM     (No. 8982643)

Oh, but you WILL pass a budget, won't you Harry! (For once.)

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Malia2012, 11/2/2012 1:55:29 PM     (No. 8982645)

Not to worry, "dingy hairy". After President Romney takes over, HIS A.G. is going to send you and most of your demonrat cronies in Congress to the slammer for selling out the Country while extorting money from Businesses to fill your own filthy pockets.. Buh Bye

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Reply 14 - Posted by: JoniTx, 11/2/2012 1:56:24 PM     (No. 8982647)

I had the same thoughts as #5.....we already know the answer to that one.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: kendet1946, 11/2/2012 1:59:43 PM     (No. 8982654)

He hates him...he really hates him

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JonR, 11/2/2012 2:01:10 PM     (No. 8982657)

Nevada, you are responsible for re-electing this corrupt lunatic! You knew how bad he was and still you voted for this POS! At this point, the voters of Nevada have to realize they were dead wrong and should not make the same mistake by voting for Obama! Enough stupidity is enough Nevada! Enough!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: eden202, 11/2/2012 2:01:20 PM     (No. 8982659)

Good move Harry. Just in time.

Those Republicans in tossup Senate
seat States could use your threat
to better their election chances.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Pam, 11/2/2012 2:02:49 PM     (No. 8982666)

Just before Reid was relected, a prominent Republican in Nevada endorsed him, because his seniority would benefit Nevada. Now we can only hope enough other states step up and send a Republican Senator to Washington to clean up the mess. The politically elite, entrenched representatives need replaced. California are you listening? Time to replace Feinstein.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: OceanBeach, 11/2/2012 2:02:51 PM     (No. 8982667)

When Mr. Romney is elected, we will hear no more about obstructionism and will once again be told that dissent is the highest form of patriotism.

Vallerie Jarrett has already promised to get revenge against anyone who disagreed with Mr. Obama, should he by some miracle be re-elected.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/2/2012 2:04:25 PM     (No. 8982672)

Goodbye Harry, been good to know you. Hahahaha

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Reply 21 - Posted by: msjena, 11/2/2012 2:11:39 PM     (No. 8982692)

Tell that to the Democrat Senators who are up for reelection in 2014.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 11/2/2012 2:12:10 PM     (No. 8982694)

I think you're hyperventilating a bit, #21. Plus, it'll be a whole lot easier to get your point across when you finally learn how to spell. Cordially,

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Reply 23 - Posted by: lefthanded_rightminded, 11/2/2012 2:15:37 PM     (No. 8982699)

#21, have your mom come down to the basement and wipe the Cheetos residue off your fingers so your typing will improve.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 11/2/2012 2:16:31 PM     (No. 8982701)

Then, get out, Harry. Go find another way to steal money.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/2/2012 2:22:49 PM     (No. 8982719)

The lying crapweasel will lose the gavel to the GOP. Then he can ride in the back seat until the NV voters throw him out, too.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: spit the bit, 11/2/2012 2:30:57 PM     (No. 8982739)

He's seen the numbers. He knows they've lost.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 11/2/2012 2:38:16 PM     (No. 8982769)

Reid's a dolt dunderhead Pol that couldn't even pass a Budget when he had the majority in the senate. If he's in the minority in 2013, who the heck cares about him at all?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: WIBadger, 11/2/2012 2:38:49 PM     (No. 8982772)

Just what I was thinking #27. Perhaps its an admission that its over for Stinky.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: JimS, 11/2/2012 2:39:40 PM     (No. 8982774)

#21, you speak out of ignorance.
Early in 2009, the Republican minority leaders met with Obeyme to find common ground they could support together.
Eric Kantor provided a list of excellent targeted (to small business and low-income) tax cuts, and was shot down by President Choom, who said to Paul Ryan "I won."
From Day 1, because the Dems had majorities in both houses, the Punk-in-Chief gave the Republican congressional members the finger.
Romney is too adult and too professional to that.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: G2bme, 11/2/2012 2:41:29 PM     (No. 8982779)

Big Deal! Reid can't even work with members of his own party. Just another example of how the left is more concerned with power than with the welfare of the nation.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: erv, 11/2/2012 3:11:02 PM     (No. 8982907)

That is expected. The Dems will not work the the Repubs now. The easy solution is to vote out anyone who will not work for the interest of the citizens (not the illegals) or this country.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: woodsman, 11/2/2012 3:11:14 PM     (No. 8982908)

"Reid says he can't work with Romney"

Okay - So resign

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Javelin, 11/2/2012 3:20:03 PM     (No. 8982939)

#8 Harry Reid is the Senate Majority Leader. There is no Speaker in the Senate.
There will be another election in 2014. Democrats, such as Udall from Colorado, will note the election results and will work with President Romney on many proposals. Of course, Democrats will want to have a fight or two on things they deem important; but successful Presidents work to maintain good working relationships with members of the opposition party on key proposals.
Surely, anyone we could elect would do better at that than the divisive President Obama.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: mainelysane, 11/2/2012 3:21:14 PM     (No. 8982944)

Maybe Sen Manchin D-WV will become R-WV. Is that a possibility?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: jerseyden, 11/2/2012 3:24:42 PM     (No. 8982955)

I hope the RNC is broadcasting this to all the states that have senators up for reelection. They should be shouting it from the rooftops.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: columba, 11/2/2012 4:21:34 PM     (No. 8983143)

Hmmm. Both LDS too.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: cheeflo, 11/2/2012 5:17:29 PM     (No. 8983277)

It's not that he can't work with Romney, it's that he won't work with Romney. There's a difference. Harry's a nasty little piece of work.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/2/2012 5:36:45 PM     (No. 8983322)

Nobody intends working with you Harry. You will probably implode from hatred.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: kctiger, 11/2/2012 6:20:15 PM     (No. 8983445)

Hmmm, So am I to take it Mr. Reid that you won't attempt to pass a budget for the next 3-4 years?

Oh, Wait!?

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