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Response to Samantha (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 05:59 PM

11. They Were Temporary For A Reason

Democrats would have filibustered them if they were permanent. Bush and Republicans did an end run by using the Reconciliation process that only requires a simple majority in the Senate but also expire after a few years (5?).

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