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GOP Promises "Severe" Backlash if Reid Nukes Filibuster Rules

Sam1304 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 10:12 PM
Reid is really a creepy old man who stands on the floor of the senate and repeats 'rumors' knowing he's lying...why don't they get rid of him? It's time for term limits and age limits so we don't have doddering old hags like Pelosi and Reid drooling all over ....

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...