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It Begins: Reid Proposes Changing Filibuster Rules

goshank Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 6:51 PM
Republicans in 2012 want to give cover to their own lack of fiscal conservatism often say Bubba Clinton had no surpluses. I'll take the liberty to respond with, the Republican Party, itself, admitted to those Clinton surpluses! "REPUBLICAN PLATFORM 2000-July 31, 2000 - In the first part of the Republican national platform, the party outlines its economic goals." George W. Bush talked about those very surpluses in the link above.

No one should be the least bit surprised; Reid's been talking about this for awhile, and even moved unilaterally to alter long-standing Senate rules to shield his members from difficult votes last year (mission accomplished).  Filibuster "reform:" Coming soon to a Senate near you?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will try to push through a change to Senate rules that would limit the GOP’s ability to filibuster bills. Speaking in the wake of Tuesday’s election, which boosted Senate Democrats’ numbers slightly, Mr. Reid said he won’t end...