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MiniMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:05 PM
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They are voting now on defunding the health care bill
It passed the house earlier, but the vote is going along party lines, even Ben Nelson voted against it. It needs 60 to pass, it isn't going to get close.
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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:09 PM
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1. Just wait until Harry "Big Balls*" Reid swats it like a fly.
*I know. I know. But "balls" sounds better than "fortitude."
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leftstreet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:10 PM
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2. Too bad they couldn't be voting on defunding Single Payer
That'd never fly
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MiniMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:13 PM
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3. Bill failed 47-53
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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:17 PM
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4. Harry "BB" Reid!
:woohoo:
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ejpoeta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:38 PM
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5. ooh so close.
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MiniMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 05:17 PM
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6. Not really close at all, needed 60 to pass
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ejpoeta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 05:45 PM
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7. i know. i was kiddin
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