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Mitch McConnell filibusters his own bill

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Mitch McConnell filibusters his own bill

Postby kurt_w » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:37 pm

The headline says it all. Yes, this really happened today.

It's way past time to get rid of the filibuster, which was not an original component of the Senate's rules and which the Republicans have turned into a general-purpose tool to shut down the Senate.
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Re: Mitch McConnell filibusters his own bill

Postby Mad Howler » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:48 pm

Yes I saw that, here is a reasonable report.
http://www.nationaljournal.com/blogs/in ... l-cliff-06

Although, the Dem's ought to be wary of the hubris factor that we the public, on average, have no use for.
http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine ... 206?page=1

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Re: Mitch McConnell filibusters his own bill

Postby wack wack » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:13 am

kurt_w wrote:The headline says it all. Yes, this really happened today.

It's way past time to get rid of the filibuster, which was not an original component of the Senate's rules and which the Republicans have turned into a general-purpose tool to shut down the Senate.


I think it signals it's way past time to get rid of Mitch McConnell.
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