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View Diary: Senate Snapshot, September 21st: Dems hold steady despite bad poll news (109 comments)

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  •  I heard they might (4+ / 0-)
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    askew, mmacdDE, Jonze, Willa Rogers

    separate it into 2 bills - one for middle class and one for wealthy cuts. If they do that, they won't get 60 votes to pass cuts for wealthy, but most likely would get cuts for middle class. That's how it could work.

    We'll see if they do that.

    I was talking about McCain and you're talking about McConnell. The assholes are all interchangeable. - JNSD, Daily Kos

    by RhodaA on Tue Sep 21, 2010 at 06:53:53 PM PDT

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    •  They'll block cloture... (3+ / 0-)
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      greatdarkspot, Lorikeet, RhodaA

      and then blame procedure.  Obama will release a statement of how disappointed he is, and then the Senate will recess until after November.

      Sen. Reid on GOP threat of filibuster on tax cuts - "by Republican logic, until rich CEOs get what they want, middle-class families can't get what they need."

      by Jonze on Tue Sep 21, 2010 at 06:58:21 PM PDT

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      •  That's all true, but (0+ / 0-)

        it will force everyone to show their hands when they vote.

        I was talking about McCain and you're talking about McConnell. The assholes are all interchangeable. - JNSD, Daily Kos

        by RhodaA on Tue Sep 21, 2010 at 07:18:47 PM PDT

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