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I'm listening (on C-SPAN) to one of the Democratic leaders we don't discuss so often here on Daily Kos. And what I'm hearing is a hard punch with a velvet glove.
He's accusing the Republicans of "dilatory tactics" of late, exercised under Open Rules in the House. He says that the working agreement between the Majority and the Minority has been breached. The Rules Committee is going to, he says, have a little work to do to get the House's agenda done this week.
Sounds like there's gonna be more than a little drama on Capitol Hill while we're assembling in Chicago over the next couple of days. Hoyer just quit speaking, and got a BIG round of applause.
Looks like the Dems are drawing some lines in the sand, having given the GOP plenty of rope to hang themselves with. (Pardon the mixed metaphor..)