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Gridlock in the Senate,
Progress in the House

Associated Press, by Laurie Kellman

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Posted By:MissMolly, 12/12/2013 4:39:13 AM

WASHINGTON -- A budget agreement between key Republicans and Democrats. Even President Barack Obama was on board. All without anyone threatening to repeal this or shut down that. Gridlock, however briefly, took an early holiday in the bitterly polarized, Republican-run House. But across the Capitol, the high-minded Senate remains in the grip of some of the worst partisan warfare in its history after majority Democrats curbed the Republicans´ power. A round-the-clock talkathon is the result, putting no one in the mood for cooperation. Majority Harry Reid threatened to shorten the Senate´s cherished Christmas vacation if need be. A Republican called his bluff. "What´s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mws50, 12/12/2013 6:28:46 AM     (No. 9650537)

With radical anti-American Utopian fools in charge of our US Senate, Gridlock is a good thing!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 12/12/2013 6:37:37 AM     (No. 9650549)

Let´s see ..... they getting ready to leave for Christmas break. Just got back from Thanksgiving break. Before that they were home for Labor Day break. And don´t forget 4th of July break. Guess they had to work a couple of months after Easter break. Is there a President´s Day break in there between Christmas break and Easter break? Another reason they will spend million$ of OPM to get a job that pays less than $200,000/year. Of course there are many other perks as well.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 12/12/2013 6:46:58 AM     (No. 9650561)

They´re "working" fewer days each year than children are in school.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 12/12/2013 8:17:44 AM     (No. 9650680)

#2 & 3, I would prefer they work a total of 3 months out of each year. We really do not need a full time Congress.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: happy conservative, 12/12/2013 9:03:11 AM     (No. 9650740)

Smarmy Harry Reid...busting out of his little boy pants! What goes around comes around, Harry. You, little man, are a tiny bully. Here´s to hoping you lose your Senate Majority position in 2014!

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