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Surprise: New Senate Budget Chair Won't Say if Democrats Will Finally Pass a Budget

grabberde Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 3:49 PM
Any chance we are going to get rid of ethanol mandates, which is nothing but a Republican-Marxian redistribution of wealth from America's east and west coasts to America's corn belt? Hence, crony capitalism. Si es cierto!!!
Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 4:34 PM
The ethanol mandate was passed because Al Gore passed the deciding vote in 1999.

New boss.  Same (result) as the old boss?

Murray, the No. 4 Democrat in leadership, made no promises Democrats would pass a budget with her at the helm, but she said she’s never turned down a job because it was too tough. “We are deep in discussion about what we need to do from now until the end of the year. That will totally determine our path forward. As I’ve said repeatedly, we’ve got to have a balanced approach. This election was about that: Our president ran on it, our numerous Senate candidates said...