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GOP Promises "Severe" Backlash if Reid Nukes Filibuster Rules

Jerry555 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 12:55 PM
If I did not read this, I would not believe it. GE is run by Immelt, was, and the Owner of the National Barack Channel. He sits on the Obama Economics Board, and he (GE) paid NO taxes in 2011. He is not a friend of any Republican, except maybe you.

As if Congress needed any more obstacles to resolving the fiscal cliff (and the expiring continuing resolution, and the looming debt limit), a brewing fight over filibuster rules in the Senate threatens to obliterate the upper chamber's traditional comity that has greased the skids of compromise for generations.  We've been covering this particular controversy over recent weeks -- and dating back years, really -- so feel free to brush up on what's at stake and why both sides are digging in their heels.  Cliffs Notes version:  Harry Reid is an obtuse and tyrannical majority leader, whose strong-arm...