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  •  You got it. (14+ / 0-)

    The only thing I can conclude - and what we've heard through back channels - is that they got the result they wanted.  That a better result - better from my point of view - was not in the plan.

    "Wouldn't you rather vote for what you want and not get it than vote for what you don't want - and get it?" Eugene Debs. "Le courage, c'est de chercher la verite et de la dire" Jean Jaures

    by Chico David RN on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 05:33:28 PM PST

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    •  That is sad to hear. (1+ / 0-)
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      But, I guess it makes some sense.  President Obama spent a ton of political capital getting the ACA.  It hardly makes sense for him to make that THE fight of his early presidency and then take a third-best option.

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      by cai on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 09:36:23 PM PST

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