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Response to hfojvt (Reply #3)

Fri Jun 14, 2013, 12:27 AM

4. A President needs a cooperative Congress to work with first

because they cannot pass legislation on their own without the will of both the Senate and House, which is why unemployment has been lowering so slowly. Obama proposed a Jobs Bill in 2011, yet the GOP blocked it in the House. And gun control hasn't gone anywhere, as it has been filibustered in the Senate thus far. We have a checks-and-balances system, so if people want the gridlock to end, they need to show up in the midterm elections in 2014 and get rid of the bums.

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