Sunday, 01 July 2012

In Passing

What they *need* is an “out-of-CONGRESS” experience

Republican FAIL  Dept

The Wall Street Journal:
There was bipartisan joy in Washington Friday, and you can guess the reason:  They were spending money, big money.  Congress passed a $120 billion highway funding bill.  The vote in the Senate was 74-19 and 373-52 in the House. Who says Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on anything?
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House Republicans originally sought sensible reforms... [but] at the insistance of Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, nearly all these money savers were stripped...  Republicans also folded... on the Keystone XL pipeline...
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Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell quipped that the... deal was like "an out of body experience” for many of his colleagues...

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1 If life were fair, there wouldn't be a single incumbent left standing on November 7.

Posted by: Nathan at 07/03/12 14:27:01 (KKp86)

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