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Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:15 PM

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Source: The Hill

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the story:

Senate Democratic leaders say they will reject any House effort to amend a fiscal cliff deal that passed the upper chamber with overwhelming support on New Year’s Day.


“The House Republicans have two choices: cut their losses and pass the deal now, or else put up a fight they cannot win and pass the same deal a few days now after being further humiliated,” said a Senate Democratic leadership aide

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/house/275099-senate-democratic-leaders-say-they-will-reject-house-changes-to-tax-bill-

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Stuart G Jan 2013 OP
flamingdem Jan 2013 #1
Sherman A1 Jan 2013 #2
Chapelhillian Jan 2013 #3
Tempest Jan 2013 #4
Chapelhillian Jan 2013 #5
Kablooie Jan 2013 #6

Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:19 PM

1. A little more humiliation could be fun

they are digging a most giant hole for themselves..

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:24 PM

2. K&R

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:26 PM

3. Cantnor is posturing for speaker

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Response to Chapelhillian (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:30 PM

4. That seems to be his only motivation

He's sticking it to Boehner every chance he gets.

Welcome to DU.

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Response to Tempest (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:36 PM

5. Yeah, he's boning the boner

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 06:26 PM

6. Never have I seen an ultimatum like this stick in politics.

It's all theater.

Ultimatums are doled out by both sides all the time but they never hold to them.
The house will probably send the bill back with changes and the Senate will complain but continue to work on it.

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