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  •  Harry Reid is the 111th Dimensional Chess Champ (4+ / 0-)

    All that controversy over congressional staffer subsidies that hit today is rooted in:

    There was the measure from Grassley in the Finance Committee — which was more detailed and maintained employer contribution — and an amendment from Republican Tom Coburn of Oklahoma in the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which also marked up a health care bill.  Coburn’s language, as written, prevented members and staff from receiving contributions. It appears, based on text, Reid chose Coburn’s language over Grassley’s.
    Grassley Frustrated

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