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  •  What Was the Vote? Another Diary Seemed to Show (0+ / 0-)

    majority for passing, and there's no House filibuster so what was the outcome?

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 09:02:54 AM PDT

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      Because of procedural reasons because the Dems didn't want to allow GOP to add poison pill amendments like the porn one the did in the other bill.  

      Politics is like playing Asteroids - You go far enough to the left and you end up on the right. Or vice-versa.

      by Jonze on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 09:05:02 AM PDT

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