Democrats Hope Republicans Forget About Harry Reid’s Pre-Election Antics

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    The Hill reported: Read the full story @ Reid faces task of mending fences with Republicans after campaign attacks - The Hill

    I certainly hope they don't forget Dingy Harry's stupidity and lying.
     
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    A rather lame attempt to stop Reid's filibuster reform. Which would be:

    1. Actually having to stand up and talk for a filibuster duration
    2. Limiting filibusters to the actual votes, and not to starting debate
    3. Shortening the interval between when you can attempt to break a filibuster.

    You know it's good law, because the Democrats are completely willing to have it apply to them, should they would become the minority. Oddly, those common sense changes infuriate the Republicans, who are moaning that their mythical "minority rights" to require a 60-vote supermajority on everything are being trampled.
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - dey's workin' towards more gridlock so's dey can continue to collect dey's fat paychecks fer doin' nothin'...
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    Reid threatens rule change to limit GOP filibusters
    Monday, November 26, 2012 - McConnell hits back, says move threatens collegiality
    See also:

    McConnell: Limiting Filibuster Would Shut Millions of Americans Out of Leglislative Process
    November 27, 2012 - There's a reason the Senate requires a two-thirds vote for anything significant to become law: It's so the majority party can't "simply roll over those who disagree with them," Sen. Mitch McConnell said Monday.
     

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