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  •  The Majority Leader's position is powerless (0+ / 0-)

    Power in the Senate does not come from any of the institutional offices.  It comes from the influence a Senator has over his/her colleagues.

    That's why Joe Lieberman was in charge for so long.  His fellow Senators loved and feared him.

    Shirley Chisholm was right. Our Republic is in deep trouble.

    by Big River Bandido on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 07:39:33 AM PST

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