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  •  kavips - the GOP never required passage (1+ / 0-)
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    falina

    of a Constitutional Balanced Budget Amendment. They too understand that it takes several years to have the required number of states approve the amendment. What they had initially required was that the Amendment be approved by Congress. That was later changed to requiring only a vote in the House and Senate on a balanced budget amendment.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 11:33:04 PM PDT

    •  You are correct (1+ / 0-)
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      However the freshman group didn't quite know that in the beginning, until it was told to them later by their elders...  So, arguably, at one point in time, it was one of their main goals to get passed.........

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