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    GreenSooner, AnnieR, Goobergunch

    we need progressively "locked into" the senate and House. If Obama had 40 progressive senators and only 4 conservadems, with a few in-betweens, things would have been very different.

    I notice that many recommends are given to the person who has a good answer, with hardly any given to the person who asks the right question. That is backwards to me; without that question, the good answer might never have come.

    by Nulwee on Tue Jun 28, 2011 at 08:21:27 AM PDT

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    •  Agreed, but the problems with the Senate... (3+ / 0-)
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      Goobergunch, eztempo, neroden

      ...also have to do with a preference of too many Senators (especially in the Democratic Majority) for maintaining the institution's dysfunctional structural status quo.

      Senate rules reform is absolutely key going forward.

      And we shouldn't be wary of doing it after the GOP recaptures that body if that's what it takes.

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