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View Diary: Filibuster busted, Reid pushes through long-blocked nominations (90 comments)

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  •  Prevent a committee quorum (0+ / 0-)

    and a nominee never gets out of committee.

    .................expect us......................... FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

    by Roger Fox on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 08:30:55 AM PST

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    •  Then the committee should stay in the hearing room (0+ / 0-)

      Call it a reverse filibuster! Until Republican Senators come back into the Capitol, at which point the sergeant-at-arms escorts them into the room.

      Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

      by Simplify on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 11:54:59 AM PST

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