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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:50 PM

Question: SoS nomination requires only Senate approval, correct?

So, if our President nominates Susan Rice, there should be no problem getting her approved along a party line vote, correct?

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Reply Question: SoS nomination requires only Senate approval, correct? (Original post)
OmahaBlueDog Nov 2012 OP
quinnox Nov 2012 #1
OmahaBlueDog Nov 2012 #2
quinnox Nov 2012 #3
PoliticAverse Nov 2012 #6
1-Old-Man Nov 2012 #8
dem4ward Nov 2012 #4
lsewpershad Nov 2012 #5
EC Nov 2012 #7

Response to OmahaBlueDog (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:51 PM

1. they said a filibuster could stop her

so some repugs would have to help overcome a filibuster.

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Response to quinnox (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:53 PM

2. So if they filibuster, we have no SoS.

Whose fault is that?

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Response to OmahaBlueDog (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:53 PM

3. repugs

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Response to OmahaBlueDog (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:33 PM

6. The people that voted against filibuster reform last time ? n/t

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #6)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:29 PM

8. Filibuster reform can be done with a simple majority vote in the Senate

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Response to OmahaBlueDog (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:55 PM

4. If Repugs block the Presidents

 

nominee for SOS, this only further paints the portrait of their party unwilling to be bipartisan, unwilling to cooperate and out of touch. Better for Democrats!

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Response to OmahaBlueDog (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:58 PM

5. Time to change

SENATE RULES.

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Response to OmahaBlueDog (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:26 PM

7. As soon as they fix

the filibuster.

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