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    the rural bias in the U.S. Senate could result in a 51-49 Republican majority even though more Americans voted for Democrats than Republicans (Wyoming and Idaho offsets California and New York).  In these situations right-wing conservative legislation could be shoved down everyone's throat... unless progressives in the Senate use the filibuster.  We didn't see this much under Reid and Daschle, but all else being equal the filibuster rule could and should block more harmful right-wing bills than obstruct popular progressive bils.

    Barack Obama in the Oval Office: There's a black man who knows his place.

    by Greasy Grant on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 04:56:03 AM PDT

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