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Report: Reid Short on Votes for 'Filibuster Reform'

HarryReidsATruePatriot Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 6:18 PM
"Capitalism is American, communism isn't you commie pig. " Don't be an apologist for greedy, money-grubbing profiteers!
Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 6:19 PM
You mean all those people and corporations that provide JOBS for MILLIONS of people???

I thought so!


An important update to this report from last week -- it appears that Harry Reid is struggling to cobble together the requisite 51 votes to nuke long-standing minority prerogatives in the Senate:

Democrats don’t have the 51 votes they need in the Senate to change filibuster rules that could make it harder for the GOP minority to wield power in the upper chamber. Lawmakers leading the charge acknowledge they remain short, but express optimism they’ll hit their goal. “I haven’t counted 51 just yet, but we’re working,” said Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), a leading...