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Larkspur Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-03 04:05 PM
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So what do we do now if a quorum is reached for Texas Gov's 3rd Special
Session?

MoveOn.org just sent them $1 million. Are there other tactics to be used?

Texas Governor Calls 3rd Special Session
Texas Governor Calls a Third Special Session to Redraw Congressional Districts
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/US/ap20030909_1760.html
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goobergunch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-03 04:06 PM
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1. Pray that the House and Senate can't reach agreement...
IMHO it's our best hope, because the Speaker and the President Pro Tem don't get along very well.
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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-03 04:08 PM
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2. House members could jump ship
So the Senate has a quorum. Then let the House skip town. They can hold this off past the 2004 election with just another month or two of staying power. When the real legislative session convenes in 2005, the 2/3rds rule will be back in effect again.
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dfong63 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-03 04:12 PM
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5. this "plan b" was discussed in the news weeks ago
maybe (hope) the TX house dems are just waiting for the right moment.
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uptohere Donating Member (603 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-03 04:09 PM
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3. in the courts, as usual
which would have been the intellegent choice to begin with.
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eyesroll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-03 04:10 PM
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4. I think there probably will be lawsuits.
I'm not sure if said suits would postpone or prevent redistricting from going into effect, though.
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