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  •  It's a good start, but makes no sense (1+ / 0-)
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    SoCaliana

    if not retroactive.  Also, how is she honestly going to get it introduced in the House?

    •  She probably knows which house rep is (0+ / 0-)

      also going to introduce a similar bill.

      Because I'm sure it won't make it through the senate.

      •  Would it even get a majority in the Senate? (2+ / 0-)
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        It certainly can't get one in this House. And gerrymandering makes it hard to see Democratic control of that chamber any time soon.

        "What do you mean "conspiracy"? Does that mean it's someone's imaginings and that the actual polls hovered right around the result?" - petral

        by conspiracy on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 10:22:00 AM PST

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    •  might as well try (1+ / 0-)
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      Sylv

      I think it's good for them to whip up the issue around bills that may not pass .... it gets the issue in the public mind, and it may point out the recalcitrant legislators to the voters.

      you can always come back next time and do it again.

      An ambulance can only go so fast - Neil Young

      by mightymouse on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 12:13:14 PM PST

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