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DaveinMD Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-03-04 11:14 AM
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9. Dems in the senate
would filibuster such an appointment. It takes 60 votes for cloture and the Republicans don't have that many votes.
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  -Lame Duck President can do a lot of harm in two months Ky For Kerry  Oct-03-04 10:35 AM   #0 
  - I'm sure they'd give it a try.  catbert836   Oct-03-04 10:36 AM   #1 
  - The Supreme Court is our most vulnerable point of entry for  Ky For Kerry   Oct-03-04 10:37 AM   #3 
  - No chance.  Birthmark   Oct-03-04 10:37 AM   #2 
  - the main damage will come from...  NewJeffCT   Oct-03-04 10:41 AM   #4 
  - you can`t pardon people who  rchsod   Oct-03-04 10:55 AM   #6 
     - Actually, you can  Jacobin   Oct-03-04 11:15 AM   #10 
        - Ford did that for Nixon as well, I believe...  NewJeffCT   Oct-04-04 07:01 AM   #12 
  - Remember what Poppy did: Somalia  mckara   Oct-03-04 10:42 AM   #5 
  - Damn, you beat me to it  zbdent   Oct-03-04 11:12 AM   #7 
  - The evil that men do lives after them. -  olddem43   Oct-03-04 11:13 AM   #8 
  - Dems in the senate  DaveinMD   Oct-03-04 11:14 AM   #9 
  - he can't get any judicial appointments through now  Hamlette   Oct-03-04 11:20 AM   #11 

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