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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-24-10 04:28 PM
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3. Point of fact- your link doesn't show there are 51 Senators who promised anything
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  -Will 51 Senators keep their promise and add a public option amendment to reconciliation bill? yurbud  Mar-24-10 04:24 PM   #0 
  - Not to influence anybody's vote or anything  Bolo Boffin   Mar-24-10 04:25 PM   #1 
  - no way! got a link?  yurbud   Mar-24-10 04:34 PM   #8 
     - I can't log into Twitter here.  Bolo Boffin   Mar-24-10 04:46 PM   #16 
     - It's true. On Rick Sanchez/CNN  elias49   Mar-24-10 04:47 PM   #18 
  - Other. I don't fucking know but I wish they would squash the repubs dirty tricks and get on with it  xultar   Mar-24-10 04:26 PM   #2 
  - Point of fact- your link doesn't show there are 51 Senators who promised anything  NJmaverick   Mar-24-10 04:28 PM   #3 
  - they supposedly pledged support to vote in favor of it if it is put before them  yurbud   Mar-24-10 04:33 PM   #6 
     - Wrong. One of those "pledges" is video of Sen. Byrd saying "I'm doing this for my friend Ted"  berni_mccoy   Mar-24-10 04:35 PM   #10 
  - The answer is simply: "no". WH blames Congress it isn't there, Senate  harun   Mar-24-10 04:28 PM   #4 
  - To avoid having the bill returned to the house, where it could fail,  SPedigrees   Mar-24-10 04:31 PM   #5 
  - if it's a separate bill, it has to start with the stupid 60 vote nonsense again  yurbud   Mar-24-10 04:37 PM   #13 
     - Note the pro-HIR posters moving the goalposts again?  Zhade   Mar-25-10 01:52 AM   #34 
     - WRONG. READ POST 5 AGAIN - IT IS EXPLAINED VERY COMPLETELY.  TankLV   Mar-25-10 02:19 AM   #36 
  - 51 Senators never promised to support a PO.  berni_mccoy   Mar-24-10 04:33 PM   #7 
  - I don't believe there was ever a time when we didn't have that many  laughingliberal   Mar-24-10 04:36 PM   #11 
  - Prove it then.  berni_mccoy   Mar-24-10 04:37 PM   #12 
  - Well, berni, without getting the bill to the floor we can't prove it but I think we all here were of  laughingliberal   Mar-24-10 04:52 PM   #19 
  - he killed a Medicare expansion? when was that?  yurbud   Mar-24-10 05:02 PM   #22 
     - December  laughingliberal   Mar-24-10 05:12 PM   #23 
        - why wouldn't that many support reinserting it now?  yurbud   Mar-24-10 05:32 PM   #25 
           - There are 2 reasons they will not amend the reconciliation bill to include it  laughingliberal   Mar-24-10 05:49 PM   #28 
              - the second is legit, the first is not unless the Democrats are intentionally trying to avoid  yurbud   Mar-25-10 12:07 AM   #32 
  - deleted post  G_j   Mar-24-10 04:44 PM   #15 
  - I don't expect to see it in the reconciliation bill  laughingliberal   Mar-24-10 04:34 PM   #9 
  - No way. The senate is more conservative than the house. n/t  pampango   Mar-24-10 04:39 PM   #14 
  - No, because they don't want to send the bill back to the House for approval.  stopbush   Mar-24-10 04:46 PM   #17 
  - The Whip said it would go through the house. Go for it is my opinion.  deacon   Mar-25-10 07:18 AM   #41 
  - They didn't say they would add it. They said IF it was added they'd vote for it. :)  Political Heretic   Mar-24-10 04:53 PM   #20 
  - like I mentioned in the OP, a chain of interlocking loopholes. Pull on one, and the whole thing  yurbud   Mar-24-10 05:00 PM   #21 
  - No. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) said that will not happen on the  mmonk   Mar-24-10 05:14 PM   #24 
  - Rep said the Senate wouldn't do it or the House wouldn't approve it if it was sent back to them  yurbud   Mar-24-10 05:33 PM   #26 
     - No amendments.  mmonk   Mar-25-10 07:03 AM   #38 
  - Hopefully not  MajorChode   Mar-24-10 05:39 PM   #27 
  - Not on this bill  MiniMe   Mar-24-10 06:02 PM   #29 
  - sadly, doubtful; they're all in the grip of big Pharma and the insurers  amborin   Mar-24-10 06:05 PM   #30 
  - He's trying to rehabilitate himself, he knows it doesn't  sabrina 1   Mar-24-10 08:08 PM   #31 
  - In control of Congress & The White House....  bvar22   Mar-25-10 02:33 PM   #42 
  - ..  Greyhound   Mar-25-10 01:34 AM   #33 
  - NO - any ammendment would send the bill back to the starting point  TankLV   Mar-25-10 02:17 AM   #35 
  - Other.  BlueIris   Mar-25-10 02:48 AM   #37 
  - Any amendment to the reconciliation bill would defeat the legislation  Warren Stupidity   Mar-25-10 07:09 AM   #39 
  - Will they? I can only say they should and can't think of one reason why they shouldn't.  deacon   Mar-25-10 07:14 AM   #40 

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