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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:46 PM


Cybersecurity Bill Blocked by G.O.P. Filibuster

WASHINGTON — A cybersecurity bill that had been one of the Obama administration’s top national security priorities was blocked by a Republican filibuster in the Senate on Thursday, severely limiting its prospects this year.

Senators Force Weaker Safeguards Against Cyberattacks (July 28, 2012)

The Senate voted 52 to 46 to cut off debate, falling eight votes short of the 60 needed to force a final vote on the measure, which had bipartisan support but ran into a fight over what amendments could be proposed to the legislation.

Soon after the vote, the White House released a statement calling the outcome “a profound disappointment.”


We call this, party before country... and this is what the GOP has become. Somewhere Ike is doing summersaults.

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Yeah Its Spin Aug 2012 #1

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