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  •  Better a straight up duel (1+ / 0-)
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    defluxion10

    than being repeatedly stabbed in the back.

    If we lose DINOs like Nelson, the senate dem caucus will be more likely to hold together on fillibusters.  Reid or McConnel makes no difference if the dems are willing to use the fillibuster.

    "When I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions" ~ Kurt Cobain, Territorial Pissings

    by Subterranean on Tue Dec 27, 2011 at 11:51:10 AM PST

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    •  But on some key votes (1+ / 0-)
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      karenc

      he was there, yes I know ACA was watered down BUT we got it through and conservatives even wanted to stop that because once it got passed, it would be hard to break up and we can make changes to it along the way.   Maybe I see the pint half full!

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