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16. I appreciate your enthusiasm for trying to find solutions to the Senate's issues, but...
I doubt that the Nuclear Option would have passed a majority vote or even been validated by the Parliamentarian.

And as far as reading from the phone book, I don't know if that would have worked on every bill before the Senate. It is hard to herd cats.
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  -Grade Obama on the economy XemaSab  Nov-30-10 08:55 PM   #0 
  - Incomplete  Swamp Rat   Nov-30-10 08:57 PM   #1 
  - D  demwing   Nov-30-10 09:04 PM   #4 
     - That's actually completely and entirely false.  BzaDem   Nov-30-10 09:05 PM   #5 
     - Note that the question isn't "how many times has he talked about jobs?"  XemaSab   Nov-30-10 09:41 PM   #8 
     - Hey  Caretha   Nov-30-10 10:33 PM   #15 
     - "He has talked about the importance of jobs"...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-01-10 12:53 AM   #24 
        - Talk is cheap, the cheapest talk of all is the talk of a politician.  Bluenorthwest   Dec-01-10 08:25 AM   #32 
     - Huh?  Swamp Rat   Nov-30-10 10:44 PM   #17 
  - If you are young and just out high school or college, this is a disastrous economy.  mix   Nov-30-10 09:01 PM   #2 
  - I will give him a 'B' because I believe that he has tried.  PBS Poll-435   Nov-30-10 09:03 PM   #3 
  - Closing the Tax Loop Hole that Out Sources Jobs  FreakinDJ   Nov-30-10 09:25 PM   #7 
  - Ask Rangel about that  PBS Poll-435   Nov-30-10 09:50 PM   #12 
  - We had a Democratic Congress . . .  enlightenment   Nov-30-10 09:43 PM   #9 
  - You're right. What can President Obama accomplish with Democrats in control of Congress?  Better Believe It   Nov-30-10 09:49 PM   #11 
     - Obviously it wasn't enough with Republican obstruction. nt  PBS Poll-435   Nov-30-10 09:51 PM   #13 
     - They had the power to end Republican obtructionism by either forcing ....  Better Believe It   Nov-30-10 10:18 PM   #14 
     - I appreciate your enthusiasm for trying to find solutions to the Senate's issues, but...  PBS Poll-435   Nov-30-10 10:40 PM   #16 
        - The Senate is not required to follow the advice of the Senate Parliamentarian.  Better Believe It   Dec-01-10 08:13 AM   #30 
     - yet the republicans...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-01-10 12:57 AM   #25 
        - I am a member of no organized political party -  PBS Poll-435   Dec-01-10 01:23 AM   #28 
           - .  XemaSab   Dec-01-10 05:23 AM   #29 
     - And how many of these Democrats  DonCoquixote   Nov-30-10 11:07 PM   #19 
  - D- I give him a little slack on  Autumn   Nov-30-10 09:17 PM   #6 
  - His only job was to create jobs. Instead, he went for rebuilding Wall Street.  TexasObserver   Nov-30-10 09:45 PM   #10 
  - I keep hearing this "86% of liberal dems" nonsense. I guess there aren't any "liberal dems" on DU.  Edweird   Nov-30-10 10:46 PM   #18 
  - Somehow some good things have taken place...  hayu_lol   Nov-30-10 11:23 PM   #21 
  - I decided that 86% must all live back East  Bluenorthwest   Dec-01-10 08:58 AM   #35 
  - yep....right!  FrenchieCat   Nov-30-10 11:19 PM   #20 
  - i think that's why the party *chose* the "black guy" as their nominee.  Hannah Bell   Dec-01-10 12:57 AM   #26 
  - Who demanded that we 'look forward and turn the page'?  Bluenorthwest   Dec-01-10 08:33 AM   #34 
  - I've gone from a D several months ago to a B  taught_me_patience   Nov-30-10 11:23 PM   #22 
  - I'm sliding the other way  Johonny   Nov-30-10 11:35 PM   #23 
     - He's not downsized the a wage Freeze doesn't downside anything.....  FrenchieCat   Dec-01-10 01:08 AM   #27 
        - Hence sliding not sled :)  Johonny   Dec-01-10 09:07 AM   #39 
        - I like Obama, but............  Trey9007   Dec-01-10 11:40 AM   #40 
  - Given the opportunity given the administration and the Party in 2008,  mmonk   Dec-01-10 08:17 AM   #31 
  - I gave a "C" because it transfers on your transcript...  Earth_First   Dec-01-10 08:27 AM   #33 
  - I gave him a B....  Trey9007   Dec-01-10 08:59 AM   #36 
  - +1  JoePhilly   Dec-01-10 09:02 AM   #38 
  - incomplete --- averaging an F at this juncture, if he makes an A for the next 2 years  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-01-10 09:00 AM   #37 

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