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Get A Bill Passed, Mr. Speaker

Nomas Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:31 PM
Hewitt is correct that the time for talk is over. Obama refuses to negotiate so Boehner and House Republicans need to get to work on passing their legislation and sending it to the Senate.

Republicans are 1-4 against President Obama, having lost two elections and two big showdowns with him. The only time the GOP won a round was after the blowout of 2010, and that win was limited in time –a two year extension of the Bush era tax rates.

There are at least three more showdowns with the president ahead, one of them in the immediate future as the debt limit looms. The president began this round last week, and was backed up in his posturing by Chuck Schumer. The president says he won’t negotiate over the debt limit. Schumer says “Yeah, that’s...