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  •  two of those are gone next session (8+ / 0-)

    Levin and Baucus are retiring.

    Now, they may not be replaced by Democrats, but if they are it's not at all unlikely that the new ones will be on the Merkley/Udall side.

    See, for example, Dodd --> Blumenthal and Lieberman --> Murphy. That's two NAYs turned into YEAs.

    Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. -- K.Marx A.Lincoln

    by N in Seattle on Fri May 17, 2013 at 02:05:05 PM PDT

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