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goobergunch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-24-03 01:11 PM
Response to Reply #20
26. Point of Order - raised when something violates the rules
If sustained and not waived, the something dies.
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  -Cloture passes ... then daschle comes out Egnever  Nov-24-03 12:20 PM   #0 
  - looks like a long day for the Senators  maddezmom   Nov-24-03 12:22 PM   #1 
  - Frist asks for waiver on budget act rules.  Egnever   Nov-24-03 12:24 PM   #2 
  - Thanks for posting this, Egnever. Hope lives!  flpoljunkie   Nov-24-03 12:30 PM   #5 
  - Sorry, the 1975 Budget Act is clear  HawkeyeX   Nov-24-03 12:30 PM   #6 
  - Help with point of order.  msmcghee   Nov-24-03 12:51 PM   #20 
     - Yes this can/will kill the bill unless.....  Egnever   Nov-24-03 01:05 PM   #24 
     - Point of Order - raised when something violates the rules  goobergunch   Nov-24-03 01:11 PM   #26 
  - Well at least he is trying to do something.  Tatiana   Nov-24-03 12:25 PM   #3 
  - Actually this is smart  Egnever   Nov-24-03 12:30 PM   #7 
  - IMAGINE that!  nostamj   Nov-24-03 12:31 PM   #9 
     - Kinda like what they did  prolesunited   Nov-24-03 12:34 PM   #13 
     - Exactly!  Tatiana   Nov-24-03 12:39 PM   #17 
     - Do I detect a hint of sarcasm in your voice?  DancingBear   Nov-24-03 01:51 PM   #42 
  - Did you hear his intro?  bain_sidhe   Nov-24-03 12:30 PM   #8 
  - what is Daschle trying to do with this argument?  MoonAndSun   Nov-24-03 12:29 PM   #4 
  - Cost of bill exceeds the $400 budgeted in the Budget Act of 2004.  flpoljunkie   Nov-24-03 12:32 PM   #10 
  - Perhaps this is a better tactic  prolesunited   Nov-24-03 12:38 PM   #15 
     - Agreed! Make the pugs vote for driving the country further into debt  Egnever   Nov-24-03 12:40 PM   #18 
        - Driving the country into debt to line the pockets of HMO's and Big Pharma  xray s   Nov-24-03 01:17 PM   #29 
  - the prescription drug bill defies budget rules..  Egnever   Nov-24-03 12:32 PM   #11 
  - I suspect he's just doing a de-facto fillibuster  bain_sidhe   Nov-24-03 12:32 PM   #12 
  - Yup. The 1974 Budget Act is very clear  HawkeyeX   Nov-24-03 12:38 PM   #16 
     - I hope you're right.  1songbird   Nov-24-03 01:00 PM   #23 
  - I think he's trying to force the Repubs to show their true hand  Snellius   Nov-24-03 12:52 PM   #21 
  - I was wondering why so many Democrats voted for cloture -  virgdem   Nov-24-03 12:37 PM   #14 
  - obviously, they did not have the votes!  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 12:57 PM   #22 
  - Daschle many not be far left, but he's not STUPID.  Tyler Durden   Nov-24-03 12:45 PM   #19 
  - Gosh, did you see  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 01:08 PM   #25 
  - Wasted effort. His Point of Order has to pass by 60 votes.  Silverhair   Nov-24-03 01:15 PM   #27 
  - I thought it was the other way around... 10 senators...  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 01:16 PM   #28 
  - Not necessarily...  Tatiana   Nov-24-03 01:17 PM   #30 
  - the other side needs 60 votes.  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 01:26 PM   #32 
  - No... not wasted... gives cover to  bain_sidhe   Nov-24-03 01:58 PM   #43 
  - Boxer up now  dweller   Nov-24-03 01:26 PM   #31 
  - Boxer could barely lift the darn thing!!!  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 01:28 PM   #33 
     - There is so much I do not know about how the Senate is run.  MoonAndSun   Nov-24-03 01:40 PM   #34 
  - now pRick S up  maddezmom   Nov-24-03 01:43 PM   #35 
  - He's crying unfair  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 01:45 PM   #37 
  - Santorum......."This is tantamount to a filibuster."  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-24-03 01:44 PM   #36 
  - They did not complain  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 01:45 PM   #38 
     - No shit.  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-24-03 01:48 PM   #40 
  - "You're either for this bill or you're not for this bill."  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-24-03 01:47 PM   #39 
  - My Goodness!  KayLaw   Nov-24-03 01:51 PM   #41 
  - This is great! It shows the importance of  DemBones DemBones   Nov-24-03 02:01 PM   #44 
  - Durbin connects the dots of United Health Care to AARP!  DemBones DemBones   Nov-24-03 02:03 PM   #45 
  - Reps are cracking...  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 02:06 PM   #46 
  - they are voting on the P.O.O. soon  creativelcro   Nov-24-03 02:21 PM   #47 
 

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