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House GOP regroups after loss on spending bill

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House GOP regroups after loss on spending bill - CBS News

How on EARTH did that happen!?

(AP) WASHINGTON — House GOP leaders are regrouping after a surprise loss on a measure to provide $3.7 billion for disaster relief and prevent a government shutdown at the end of next week.

Wednesday's 230-195 defeat came at the hands of Democrats and tea party Republicans.

Now the question confronting GOP leaders including Speaker John Boehner of Ohio is whether to push the legislation to the left or the right in hopes of passing it through the House and reaching agreement with the Democratic Senate before disaster aid runs out for victims of Hurricane Irene and other disasters early next week.

Before Wednesday's loss, the House GOP seemed likely to score a win over Senate Democrats pressing a larger aid package.
 
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Too, too funny.

The looming shortage has been apparent for months, and the Obama White House was slow to request additional money.

Surely not!! Is such a thing even possible? I thought his nickname was "Big Spender." How confusing is this.
 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/u...er-relief-hanging-in-the-balance.html?_r=2&hp

What was also clear is that a mild charm offensive, led for two weeks by House Republican leaders eager to tamp down rancor on Capitol Hill, was no match for the deep philosophical differences between the parties.

The House vote sent Republicans scrambling for another approach to passing a bill to keep the government open. House and Senate leaders hope to settle the matter this week since Congress is not scheduled to be in session next week.

With so many conservatives balking at the House bill, Republican leaders said they needed support from Democrats to pass it. But few Democrats were willing to assist the Republican leadership after this summer’s standoff over raising the federal debt limit.

In the end, 6 Democrats joined 189 Republicans in voting for the bill, while 48 Republicans crossed the aisle to vote against the bill, which was also opposed by 182 Democrats.

See, boys and girls? The "Party of No" apparently lost sight of the fact that someday, they'd need something. Back scratching is not a one-way street.
 

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/u...er-relief-hanging-in-the-balance.html?_r=2&hp

What was also clear is that a mild charm offensive, led for two weeks by House Republican leaders eager to tamp down rancor on Capitol Hill, was no match for the deep philosophical differences between the parties.

The House vote sent Republicans scrambling for another approach to passing a bill to keep the government open. House and Senate leaders hope to settle the matter this week since Congress is not scheduled to be in session next week.

With so many conservatives balking at the House bill, Republican leaders said they needed support from Democrats to pass it. But few Democrats were willing to assist the Republican leadership after this summer’s standoff over raising the federal debt limit.

In the end, 6 Democrats joined 189 Republicans in voting for the bill, while 48 Republicans crossed the aisle to vote against the bill, which was also opposed by 182 Democrats.

See, boys and girls? The "Party of No" apparently lost sight of the fact that someday, they'd need something. Back scratching is not a one-way street.
IOW, when the time came for democratics to "put the country above party" and demonstrate some of the "bipartisanship" thingy we hear so much about, they showed themselves to be the petty, churlish, scheming little hack turds that they are.

A+ for sanctimony. :thup:
 

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House GOP regroups after loss on spending bill - CBS News

How on EARTH did that happen!?

(AP) WASHINGTON — House GOP leaders are regrouping after a surprise loss on a measure to provide $3.7 billion for disaster relief and prevent a government shutdown at the end of next week.

Wednesday's 230-195 defeat came at the hands of Democrats and tea party Republicans.

Now the question confronting GOP leaders including Speaker John Boehner of Ohio is whether to push the legislation to the left or the right in hopes of passing it through the House and reaching agreement with the Democratic Senate before disaster aid runs out for victims of Hurricane Irene and other disasters early next week.

Before Wednesday's loss, the House GOP seemed likely to score a win over Senate Democrats pressing a larger aid package.

Now, can some liberal weenie try to reconcile that statement with the usual 'the GOP all vote in lock-step to stop anything Obama wants from passing' type statements?

(this should be fun to watch)
 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/u...er-relief-hanging-in-the-balance.html?_r=2&hp

What was also clear is that a mild charm offensive, led for two weeks by House Republican leaders eager to tamp down rancor on Capitol Hill, was no match for the deep philosophical differences between the parties.

The House vote sent Republicans scrambling for another approach to passing a bill to keep the government open. House and Senate leaders hope to settle the matter this week since Congress is not scheduled to be in session next week.

With so many conservatives balking at the House bill, Republican leaders said they needed support from Democrats to pass it. But few Democrats were willing to assist the Republican leadership after this summer’s standoff over raising the federal debt limit.

In the end, 6 Democrats joined 189 Republicans in voting for the bill, while 48 Republicans crossed the aisle to vote against the bill, which was also opposed by 182 Democrats.

See, boys and girls? The "Party of No" apparently lost sight of the fact that someday, they'd need something. Back scratching is not a one-way street.
IOW, when the time came for democratics to "put the country above party" and demonstrate some of the "bipartisanship" thingy we hear so much about, they showed themselves to be the petty, churlish, scheming little hack turds that they are.

A+ for sanctimony. :thup:

Awwww!!! We just stooped to your level. Get over it.
 

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Now, can some liberal weenie try to reconcile that statement with the usual 'the GOP all vote in lock-step to stop anything Obama wants from passing' type statements?

(this should be fun to watch)

How does this change that? Just because they voted no against themselves, doesn't mean they've stopped voting no against Obama.

I think this situation is hilarious and clearly shows that the GOP and TP are at odds and that's causing all sorts of problems in Congress. I would predict Boehner kow tows to the TP and we see this pushed WAY right.

Say good-bye to disaster relief.
 

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ahahahahahahahahah


yeah its not the party who voted against the bills they wrote and sponsered themselves becasue Obama came on board.


Try as you may your party has obviously been the one acting in a PARTY OVER COUNTRY manner
 

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I think it's a tea party victory not a republican loss, taxes where not increased and the country did not suffer from the failure of it's passing. Also, this news is days old, where have you been?
 

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/u...er-relief-hanging-in-the-balance.html?_r=2&hp



See, boys and girls? The "Party of No" apparently lost sight of the fact that someday, they'd need something. Back scratching is not a one-way street.
IOW, when the time came for democratics to "put the country above party" and demonstrate some of the "bipartisanship" thingy we hear so much about, they showed themselves to be the petty, churlish, scheming little hack turds that they are.

A+ for sanctimony. :thup:

Awwww!!! We just stooped to your level. Get over it.
I'm not a republican and you're fluffing for intellectually dishonest fakes.

Good to see that you can slither down to the occasion. :thup:
 

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Well, all I have to say is, at least it's another Palin drek fest started bty BedPoop.
 

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