Democratic party: party of NO

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    The development came as the Senate completed nine hours of uninterrupted voting on 29 GOP amendments to the legislation. Majority Democrats defeated every amendment.

    GOP forces new House vote on health reform - Health care reform- msnbc.com

    By 57-42, Democrats rejected an amendment by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., barring federal purchases of Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs for sex offenders. Coburn said it would save millions, while Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., called it "a crass political stunt."

    Democrats also deflected GOP amendments rolling back the health law's Medicare cuts; killing extra Medicaid funds for Tennessee and other state-specific spending; barring tax increases for families earning under $250,000; and requiring the president and other administration officials to purchase health care from exchanges the statute creates.
     
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    Damn!

    Sure sucks being a Republican these days
     
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    Fortunately, the Democrats have the votes to see through these piddly GOP attempts to block this bill by whatever means necessary.:clap2:
     
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    lol...so when you were whining about republican obstructionism and being the party of no, you really meant

    sure sucks to being a democrat these days
     
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    how sad you have no respect making this bill better, to you, its all about victory and screw the american people, sure seems to be the democratic motto lately

    what exactly is wrong with just those two amendments?
     
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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHHA! If the GOP actually WANTED to help make this bill better, they would have tried to be a part of the process, instead of consistently trying to keep 32 million Americans from getting affordable health insruance. Too late for you now.
     
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    IOW, there is nothing wrong with the amendments, the dems are just the party of NO

    thank you
     
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    Wait, I thought Pelosi tried to share the 'success' saying there were more than 200 amendments added by GOP? Guess not.
     
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    Can't have the President and other Administration officials using the same health care as the commoners!
     
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    When are you people going to admit that their is NOTHING in this bill that will force anyone who is happy with their current health insurance, to change it? So, if this is the case, why in the world would it make any sense to force the POTUS to chnage his?
     

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