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  •  Ok, give an example (2+ / 0-)
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    JVolvo, 3goldens

    When has a democrat ever filibustered legislation supported by Obama?  

    The example must be of a true hold/filibuster, where a group of progressives totally blocks the legislation.  Making angry comments and then voting for the legislation doesn't count.

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

    by Subterranean on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 11:32:32 AM PDT

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    •  Can the Majority in Senate (1+ / 0-)
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      Filibuster? I understand its for the minority....Dems have had a majority in the Sen since '06...before PBO

    •  what would you have had them filibuster? (0+ / 0-)

      Remember my point is this is an issue that easily crosses party lines on the street and that it's a chance for national leadership.

      Would you have wanted a Democrat to filibuster HCR out of nowhere when the Republicans were already on the case?

      If you didn't like the news today, go out and make some of your own.

      by jgnyc on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 11:39:43 AM PDT

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