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Report: Reid Short on Votes for 'Filibuster Reform'

jscott1199 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:26 AM
C'mon Man I thought you had more intelligence than that. "I would think your money was better spent doing things with your son..." Not much I can do with my son now that he is gone. All I can do now is make sure it does not happen to another "son" My donations to the Obama and the Democratic campaigns are a small, but relevant, piece of making sure that animals like Bush or Cheney never come into power again.
Blind Avocado Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:40 AM
I'm sorry you lost your son, but that is a poor excuse for wanting to destroy the futures of everybody else's children.

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...