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  •  Isn't there more than one committee in the Senate (3+ / 0-)

    that is working on this?  Why is it that the Finance Committee is trumping all the rest?

    •  m. o. n. e. y. and m. e. d. i. a. (2+ / 0-)
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      714day, beltane

      next question?

      "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

      by Greg Dworkin on Wed Jul 29, 2009 at 10:50:09 AM PDT

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      •  You refer to it as the "Senate Bill" (0+ / 0-)

        Is it then your position that the Finance Committee will ultimately write the only bill that will have a chance to get out of the Senate?

        •  my position is that a bill will emerge from the (1+ / 0-)
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          JC from IA

          Senate. It will be the Senate bill. It will need to be reconciled with the House bill. Whatever that is.

          We do, at least, know what's on the House side for the most part. Even that is not a final. We really do not know what will be in the Senate bill.

          "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

          by Greg Dworkin on Wed Jul 29, 2009 at 10:56:14 AM PDT

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