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  •  If you presume (1+ / 0-)
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    that the House Speaker having all the power on what bills reach the floor and in what form you can say it functions well.

    •  I'm using "functions well" in a narrow sense.... (1+ / 0-)
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      It passes bills. And by and large it's able to do what a majority of House members wants.

      Stop Obama's Wars Now! Bring the Troops Home!

      by GreenSooner on Sun Feb 21, 2010 at 09:44:05 AM PST

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