Skip to comments.Democrats Scale Back Agenda on Their Own Terms (You have to believe the Lame Duck RATS)
Posted on 10/04/2010 4:05:12 PM PDT by Libloather
Democrats Scale Back Agenda on Their Own Terms
by Wendell Goler | October 04, 2010
Even though the president's aides believe Democrats will retain control of the House and Senate, they're prepared for a scaled down legislative agenda after next month's elections. But officials say it's not because Republicans will be calling more of the shots.
Part of the reason is that the largest items on Mr. Obama's agenda, including the Recovery Act, health care reform and financial regulatory reform, have already been passed by Congress. Another part of the reason is that few here expect Republicans to follow their likely gains in the House and Senate, with a change in their strategy of opposing the Democrats' initiatives.
Asked at a briefing about unfinished legislative business, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs ticked off a number of items for a potential lame duck session: extending the Bush administration tax cuts, ratifying the START treaty with Russia, reauthorizing the Children's Nutrition program and confirming Austan Goolsbee as the president's new budget director as well as confirming a number of federal judicial nominees.
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These moonbat DIMs must be cornered. I heard that the insane and delusional really act-up when stressed. Maybe the DIMs should put themselves on suicide watch or commit their selves soon?
I figure they will be upping their med dosages in about 2 weeks.