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  •  Reid should go to the floor (10+ / 0-)

    of the Senate to call them out on this lie.

    I’ve said before, I will always work with anyone who is willing to make this law work even better. But the debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay. -- President Barack Obama

    by Its the Supreme Court Stupid on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 01:39:21 PM PDT

    •  or he could instead change the stupid rule. (1+ / 0-)
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      hbk

      If the roles were reversed I'd hope the Democrats would do the same thing against whatever Republican acted as Reid acted.  If you don't want your voting record to be twisted, don't go along with Opposite Day.

      It's long past time to clean up the mess that is Senate procedure.

      •  Actually, the rule makes sense. Why (2+ / 0-)
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        Chas 981, hbk

        should a member of the losing side get to bring something up for a revote?  The theory is that only a member of the victorious side should get the opportunity to show that they have changed their minds.  Of course, as things have developed, it is mostly the Leader who, at the last minute, switches in order to be able to call a re-vote.

        I’ve said before, I will always work with anyone who is willing to make this law work even better. But the debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay. -- President Barack Obama

        by Its the Supreme Court Stupid on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 01:54:48 PM PDT

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