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lamp_shade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-10 09:09 AM
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Wyden-Grassley amendment to end "secret holds" of bills and nominees is hopefully going up for vote
today.
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Old Codger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-10 09:18 AM
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1. A necessity
Hopefully get that BS stopped...
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-10 09:18 AM
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2. What rules apply to a change in rules? simply majority?
inquiring minds...
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lamp_shade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-10 09:24 AM
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3. It's being attached to the Financial Reform Bill - ergo 60 votes.
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-10 09:44 AM
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4. I hate that...but if that's the way it is that's the way it is.
Edited on Thu May-13-10 09:44 AM by HereSince1628
Our elected officials in Congress should not be able to shelter their acts from our view, as it interferes with the people's ability to make informed decisions about our votes.
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NV Whino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-10 10:48 AM
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5. Wait, let me guess
They're going to put a secret hold on it.
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