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Congress prepares to punt, spend the fall campaigning
McClatchy Newspapers ^
| By David Lightman
Posted on 09/27/2010 8:17:24 AM PDT by MNJohnnie
Congress is deadlocked over virtually every major issue still pending this year, including key economic matters such as a detailed federal spending plan and extending Bush-era tax cuts, yet lawmakers still hope to leave Washington by Friday and not return until mid-November.
Chances are they'll approve a stopgap budget to keep the government running, maybe vote on extending the Bush administration tax cuts and call it a day. This desire to punt on the day's biggest issue could be one more reason for voters to turn against incumbents of both parties in November.
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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2010election; 2010elections; 2010midterms; congress; democrats; elections; ushouse
Pure wishful thinking by the Progressive Fascists at McClatchy news service. Conservatives prefer it when Congress is adjourned. Be sure to read the comments after the article.
posted on 09/27/2010 8:17:26 AM PDT
Wow(!!!!) on the comments.
I am amazed that so many readers of this news service are this well informed.
It looks like The DemonRats are going to hold the electorate”hostage”.If we don’t return them to power,they will punish us by doing Zip,Ziltch,Zero,Nada?
Yeah you would expect just the opposite. I was pleasantly surprised
posted on 09/27/2010 8:27:30 AM PDT
(The problem with Socialism is eventually you run out of other people's money. Lady Thatcher)
Dem moderates are refusing to vote left-wing before the elections. After the elections is a different story.
posted on 09/27/2010 9:23:34 AM PDT
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