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Photo: Senate Democrats Not Even Showing Up for Budget Meetings At This Point

yrlad Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 1:20 AM
I sent this to Patty Murray. I wonder if I will get a reply? Since the year 2009, not one single Democrat or Democrat-aligned member of the United States Senate has voted "yes" on any budget. They've refused to present their own ideas, of course, but they've also unanimously voted down every last alternative, from both Republicans and their own party's president. Patty, this is you they are talking about in the news tonight. I not mad that you are part of the lowest preforming group of politicians in the last twenty years. I understand you are only a small part of the puzzle. But you should really consider performing your constitutional duty and present a budget. Thank you.
Earl29 Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:17 AM
Don't expect much from someone who Ann Coulter, when she was still a conservative, called the dumbest member of the Senate.

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What you're looking at is a view of today's Senate Budget Committee meeting, at which Chairman Kent Conrad conducted a faux "markup" of his party's FY 2013 budget resolution.  The near side of the table is where Democrats were supposed to sit.  Granted, this entire exercise was somewhat academic because its resulting product would receive neither a vote in this committee, nor in the Senate at large.  Details!  Throughout much of the...