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Thu Jan 24, 2013, 12:17 PM

Why Harry and the Democrats wimped out on filibuster reform? [View all]

Harry made a deal with Mitch to more or less keep the status quo on filibusters. They can still maintain the "silent" filibuster.

It appears the reason they did it is because two years from now the Democrats may be in the minority and they don't want to be denied the same rights as the Republicans now utilize. As if they would ever be so daring.

So it appears that the Senate has more or less tied the President's hands for the rest of his term. So much for a "progressive" agenda. Cowardice won the day.

Perhaps someone sees it differently?

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