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  •  Yes, because if I'm understanding Kagro X's (1+ / 0-)
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    rogereaton

    wonderful explanation, then the way to run out the clock for a FISA vote was simply to take a run through Coburn's bills before FISA. It would have been a hell of a gauntlet that would have stretched well into the next legislative session.

    Of course, had he taken that tack, Coburn probably would have dropped his holds....

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