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alcibiades_mystery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-31-11 01:18 PM
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10. How so?
Explain.
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  -Reid defeats Reid bill. Tell me we're not being played for suckers. grahamhgreen  Jul-31-11 01:11 PM   #0 
  - are you referring to Reid's no vote on cloture?  onenote   Jul-31-11 01:12 PM   #1 
  - Yes. Enlighten me.  grahamhgreen   Jul-31-11 01:16 PM   #7 
     - It was a procedural vote, allowing him to re-introduce the measure at a later time.  11 Bravo   Jul-31-11 01:19 PM   #12 
        - It was a cloture vote on Reid's bill  onenote   Jul-31-11 01:43 PM   #23 
  - Sucker sucker sucker  Autumn   Jul-31-11 01:12 PM   #2 
  - You just aren't getting the game. Now the so-called "Obama/McConnell" bill  CakeGrrl   Jul-31-11 01:12 PM   #3 
  - It's a procedural necessity for him to eventually vote nay on the bill.  Misskittycat   Jul-31-11 01:13 PM   #4 
  - The deal that's even worse than the Reid bill?  grahamhgreen   Jul-31-11 01:17 PM   #9 
     - How so?  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-31-11 01:18 PM   #10 
        - This is the deal that includes the vote on a BBA, and the 'cat food dozen' special committee?  grahamhgreen   Jul-31-11 01:21 PM   #14 
           - Um, no. It was a cloture vote to end the filibuster/debate  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-31-11 01:23 PM   #17 
           - Here's how the BBA thing has evolved  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-31-11 01:30 PM   #20 
              - "only provider side cuts to Medicare." All Medicare is provider-side. It doesn't pay the recipient  leveymg   Jul-31-11 01:40 PM   #21 
              - There's certainly a good  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-31-11 02:07 PM   #25 
              - Thanks, al. Good explanation.  elleng   Jul-31-11 01:41 PM   #22 
  - He voted no so he could bring up the bill again in a motion to reconsider  dsc   Jul-31-11 01:13 PM   #5 
  - Don't distract me with facts, dammit....  Davis_X_Machina   Jul-31-11 01:17 PM   #8 
  - Thanks for this little known fact.  grahamhgreen   Jul-31-11 01:19 PM   #11 
     - Its actually not that little known and no, he can't change it  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-31-11 01:22 PM   #15 
        - actually I think he can change it  dsc   Jul-31-11 01:27 PM   #19 
           - Amending it is a separate vote, AFTER cloture.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-31-11 01:49 PM   #24 
  - Learn how cloture votes work before criticizing on Reid's vote.  Mass   Jul-31-11 01:13 PM   #6 
  - They're all against us! They're all against us!  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-31-11 01:19 PM   #13 
     - Oops, I stand corrected  grahamhgreen   Jul-31-11 01:24 PM   #18 
  - Cloture maneuver here, happens all the time.  TheKentuckian   Jul-31-11 01:22 PM   #16 
  - no, people just need to learn how congress works  JI7   Jul-31-11 02:14 PM   #26 
  - IMO they are playing for time until the last minute.  jwirr   Jul-31-11 02:43 PM   #27 
 

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