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  •  aren't 60 votes needed for nominees? (0+ / 0-)

    "Tax cuts for the 1% create jobs." -- Republicans, HAHAHA - in China

    by MartyM on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 07:56:20 AM PDT

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    •  well (2+ / 0-)
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      Lujane, MartyM

      they were not needed until Obama became President, but they are now necessary until either GOP stops its attack on the Constitution or the Democratic Senate majority reforms the filibuster rules - at least to force a standing filibuster instead of the easy process now in force.

      self-appointed intellectual cop

      by citizen k on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 08:00:58 AM PDT

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