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Senate Dems Hypocritically
Embrace Nuclear Option

Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 11/27/2012 11:09:40 PM

Congress: Changing the filibuster rule come January has suddenly become a top priority for Senate Democrats who want to help their re-elected president complete his fundamental transformation of America. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blasted Democratic-led efforts to reform the filibuster, something the Democrats once vehemently opposed but which Majority Leader Harry Reid has promised to bring up in the next Congress, fearing the Republicans will dig in to block President Obama´s agenda. What Reid and the Democrats will come up with is unknown at this point. Among the options is to ban

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/27/2012 11:25:57 PM     (No. 9036915)

Reid simply trying to remain relevant. He knows Obama will bypass congress with EE´s to enact his Agenda. He should just go on vacation for 4 years.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: aasilver, 11/27/2012 11:52:01 PM     (No. 9036932)

Harry "the weasel" Reid strikes again.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/28/2012 12:22:57 AM     (No. 9036955)

Realizing their agenda is so extreme they can´t let anything get in their way.

No need to have to compromise or negotiate.

I think this is all a bluff though to use in the fiscal cliff negotiations.

Far too many Dems up for re-election in 2014, and many are old, white, liberal Democrats.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/28/2012 2:32:37 AM     (No. 9036991)

They sure don´t, #4. It infuriates me that we are basically a country ruled by one party now. McConnell seems to be utterly impotent.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/28/2012 4:16:35 AM     (No. 9037013)

People around the world are mocking Morsi for his grand takeover of Egypt but the same thing is happening here albeit in slow motion.Government checks and balances are a huge hindrance to Obama and the left. He´s even told foreign leaders he hates having to go through congress.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/28/2012 5:25:41 AM     (No. 9037034)

He´s just being "flexible."

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