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  •  Add gun control to the LONG and growing list of (2+ / 0-)
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    Bon Temps, Laconic Lib

    Democrat agenda items that will die in the Senate at the hands of the filibuster because Reid and Senate Dems didn't have the nuts to change the rules.

    •  The Dems would be ever so glad to let it die (1+ / 0-)
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      Laconic Lib

      and be able to blame it on the GOPers.

      There are enough Dems to kill any gun control bill, but who would prefer not being on record.

      •  I disagree. I think you'll see more Dems than (1+ / 0-)
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        LilithGardener

        expected coming around on this issue.  But regardless, that's just one issue.  My bigger point is the long list of our agenda that will never get out of the Senate simply because of the filibuster.

        •  Yeah.. I want to see a budget get top priority (0+ / 0-)

          Immigration and gun control can take its time.  We need to address the long term fiscal health of this nation before businesses will feel comfortable enough to start expanding and hiring.

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