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Scott Brown may support Reid plan
Politico ^ | July 29, 2011 | Politico

Posted on 07/29/2011 12:19:47 PM PDT by ejdrapes

Scott Brown may support Reid plan

Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts told a radio station Friday that he may vote for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's plan to raise the debt ceiling.

"Sen. Brown tells WBUR parties need to work across the aisle to resolve debt-ceiling impasse; he'd vote for Reid's plan," the Boston public radio station posted on its Twitter account.

The moderate Republican, who is up for re-election next year, is in the minority of his party, which overwhelmingly opposes the measure. But increasingly, senators from both parties are saying that there is ample room for compromise between Reid's measure and the one proposed by House Speaker John Boehner.

A Brown spokesman could not be reached for comment immediately.

Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe said she couldn't vote to proceed to the Reid plan, but she said "that's not meant to say there aren't issues between the Reid and Boehner plan that couldn't be worked out."

Even West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat up for reelection next year, said he could support a revised Reid plan depending on how it looks at the end of the day. He announced his opposition to the current draft in a floor speech Thursday afternoon.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: scottbrown
We need to get rid of Brown. He's terrible.
1 posted on 07/29/2011 12:19:49 PM PDT by ejdrapes
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To: ejdrapes

He is. He has dissappointed me at everyturn. And please dont give me the “he is a Massachusetts Rep...” blah blah blah


2 posted on 07/29/2011 12:21:42 PM PDT by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: ejdrapes

Scotty is one of Stinky Harry’s boys now.


3 posted on 07/29/2011 12:21:50 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Barry! Compromise this!!!)
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To: ejdrapes

A RINO is a RINO is a RINO.


4 posted on 07/29/2011 12:22:10 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: ejdrapes
Brown for President!!!

Oh wait....

5 posted on 07/29/2011 12:22:24 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: ejdrapes
Well, Duh.
6 posted on 07/29/2011 12:22:39 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: ejdrapes

Of course he will. He’s has a smell about him now.


7 posted on 07/29/2011 12:23:15 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.. VOTE out the RATS!)
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To: GoCards

Now I know why he won. He’s somebody’s b*otch


8 posted on 07/29/2011 12:25:14 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.. VOTE out the RATS!)
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To: ejdrapes
This still doesn't say under what circumstances he'd vote for Reid's plan...no direct quote.

If the Boehner plan passes, he might not.

9 posted on 07/29/2011 12:25:23 PM PDT by Justice
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To: ejdrapes

Surprised? No. Disgusted? Most definitely!


10 posted on 07/29/2011 12:27:21 PM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (The United States Marine Corps, your greatest friend or your worst enemy. YOU choose.)
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To: ejdrapes

Has a primary opponent appeared yet to take on this turncoat?


11 posted on 07/29/2011 12:28:18 PM PDT by Scanian
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To: ejdrapes

Is it me, or are these politicians just not getting it?? We (the US government) has a SPENDING problem. When I call my representatives I feel like I am trying to make Amy Winehouse to go to rehab.


12 posted on 07/29/2011 12:29:40 PM PDT by BobinIL
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To: Mr. Jazzy

After winning the election, when he decided to advertise the “availability” of his daughters, I knew he was not our kind of folks.


13 posted on 07/29/2011 12:30:17 PM PDT by Scanian
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To: Scanian

I’m not aware of one.


14 posted on 07/29/2011 12:31:35 PM PDT by ejdrapes (Can we keep our attacks focused on the real enemy: Obama)
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To: BobinIL

Nah they’re all buying in to the doom and gloom from the corporatists on Wall Street. Most of those firms are in the pocket of the Democrats anyway.


15 posted on 07/29/2011 12:33:21 PM PDT by ejdrapes (Can we keep our attacks focused on the real enemy: Obama)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Only marginally better that Edward Brooke was...


16 posted on 07/29/2011 12:35:19 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: ejdrapes

I guess that headline and its article would be NEWS to SOME people, but the thought that Sen. Scott Brown would have his nose up Harry Reid’s backside is such a foregone conclusion with me that I am actually surprised anyone would consider it newsworthy! To me, that’s right up there with; WATER IS WET!.....or.....CRAP STINKS!


17 posted on 07/29/2011 12:35:41 PM PDT by Tucker39
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To: ejdrapes

No surprise from this RINO....


18 posted on 07/29/2011 12:36:21 PM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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To: ejdrapes

Is there any way we can vote Massachusetts OUT of the union?


19 posted on 07/29/2011 12:36:43 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: ejdrapes
"Scott Brown may support Reid plan"


20 posted on 07/29/2011 12:38:35 PM PDT by Baynative (If the government was in charge of the desert , we'd soon have a shortage of sand.)
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To: ejdrapes
Scott Brown may support Reid plan

Don't knock it, at least we have a Republican in Massachusetts! /s

21 posted on 07/29/2011 12:38:48 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ejdrapes

Yep, we expected iffy. He’s downright terrible. If I was in MA, I wouldn’t vote for him.


22 posted on 07/29/2011 12:44:47 PM PDT by ilgipper (political rhetoric is no substitute for competence (Thomas Sowell))
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To: ejdrapes
I donated $35 to Scott Brown in 2009. Since he cast the deciding vote against the DREAM Act, I consider it money well spent, but I do not plan on contributing in the future.

Anyone who thinks Massachusetts is going to elect a conservative is a fool. Leave Brown alone. If he gets reelected, he's slightly better than a Democrat. If he loses, no big loss.

Let's concentrate on people that we have a real chance of replacing with conservatives like Dick Lugar (before he dicks you) and Bob Corker rather than chasing rainbows.

23 posted on 07/29/2011 12:45:42 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: ejdrapes

Scott Brown, “I’m not an automatic 60th vote for Obamacare.. wait.. I AM!”
Always there to stab us in the back every chance he gets.


24 posted on 07/29/2011 12:45:42 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: BobinIL
Is it me, or are these politicians just not getting it?? We (the US government) has a SPENDING problem. When I call my representatives I feel like I am trying to make Amy Winehouse to go to rehab.

Excellent analogy. Likely to end the same way, too (metaphorically speaking, sort of).

25 posted on 07/29/2011 12:50:59 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: GoCards

LOL, your expectations were improperly set. Like it or not being from MA has everything to do w/ how he’s conducting himself. Living in the real world will prevent these sorts of disappointments in future.


26 posted on 07/29/2011 12:56:00 PM PDT by 556x45
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To: ejdrapes

Is Scott Brown a target of Obama’s Twitter War on Republicans?

TELL Scott Brown what you think! (The democrats are)

http://twitter.com/ussenscottbrown

https://www.facebook.com/senatorscottbrown


27 posted on 07/29/2011 1:06:08 PM PDT by tsowellfan ( Obamanomic Wreckovery - How's That Change Working For Ya?)
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To: ejdrapes

Well, duh, that should surprise no one. My guess is the “Maine Twins” will get on board, next.


28 posted on 07/29/2011 1:08:29 PM PDT by radioone (Capitalism does More with Less, Government does Less with MORE...)
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To: ejdrapes

Reid bill = RINO trap LOL


29 posted on 07/29/2011 1:08:40 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: ejdrapes

Why would anyone be surprised? Why would anyone be surprised if some of the Tea Party cave? Why would anyone be surprised that obama and reid will ram stuff down boner’s throat?


30 posted on 07/29/2011 1:09:23 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I will only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: ejdrapes

What a deceitful despicable mutt this guy turned out to be.


31 posted on 07/29/2011 1:12:54 PM PDT by kenmcg (pROBLEM)
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To: GoCards

I take it you haven’t spent much time in MA.


32 posted on 07/29/2011 1:14:36 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

lol. no, I havent spent time in MA. Im a Texan so I just cant even imagine living there. I would go crazy!!! and quite honestly I dont think they would like me much there as well. lol


33 posted on 07/29/2011 1:16:39 PM PDT by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: ejdrapes

I just heard Brown on talk radio. He was being interviewed by Howie Carr, a talk radio show out of Boston.

Brown said, “The TEA Party and the democrats have to do what’s good for the country.” He was saying the TEA Party should support a raise in the debt ceiling.

Call me old fashioned, but spending money you don’t have is NOT good for the country! Brown said, “We have to pay our bills!” (How ‘bout living within our means, senator?)

I wish I could spend money I don’t have and then not have to worry about paying it back!

I’m still pissed about Brown not showing up at the TEA Party that was held on Boston Common last year. Sarah Palin was the keynote speaker, and Brown couldn’t even be bothered to show his smug face.

If this isn’t irritating enough, those leftie morons at move-on.org have been running commercials on my local conservative talk radio station all day. They go like this.
You hear sirens in the distance. Two police detectives are talking. One says, “What have you got here, O’Malley?” “Well, the Republicans are holed up in the building. They won’t talk, they won’t negotiate. They’re holding the country hostage. They won’t make the rich pay their fair share, etc.” Then a voice says, “Call Senator Snowe and tell her to raise the debt ceiling!” Barf.


34 posted on 07/29/2011 1:21:14 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Palin / West in 2012 or West / Palin. Either combination will serve America well.)
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To: ejdrapes

Never let your enemy wear your uniform. Brown sucks, he will be primaried and if he gets by, he will loose to a stinky Dem in the general. Rinos are really of no use, even those from a one party communist state like MA.


35 posted on 07/29/2011 1:28:58 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est)
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To: ejdrapes

What else would you expect from this turd eating rhino


36 posted on 07/29/2011 1:34:27 PM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: GoCards

Hey, I’m a native New Englander—and MA drove me crazy!


37 posted on 07/29/2011 1:36:06 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: ejdrapes
Mr. Scott Brown is from Teddi Kennedy's state.

Mr. Scott Brown is a flaming liberal.

Mr. Scott Brown is also a rino...better make that RINO.

Mr. Scott Brown will vote with his fellow dem/lib/prog/pops for two reasons:
1. He is a dem/lib/prog/pop in rino clothing and
2. He will do anything, say anything, lie about anything, be anything he needs to get re-elected.

Therefore, Mr. Scott Brown is the quintessential liberal politician...no morals, no inner compass, no standards, no nothing.

Of course he'll vote with dingy harry...what else could we expect?

38 posted on 07/29/2011 1:41:53 PM PDT by Logic n' Reason (The stain must be REMOVED (ERADICATED)....NOW!!)
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To: ejdrapes

Scott Reid Brown


39 posted on 07/29/2011 3:58:21 PM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Obama, "Don't call my bluff" (Oops!))
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To: ejdrapes

I’m disgusted.


40 posted on 07/29/2011 3:59:39 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: ejdrapes

By now, a lot of people have caught onto Scott Brown’s gig. I think the people who got snookered by him first time around feel like they’ve been Ross Peroted. He won’t be back. Let him flap his gums while he can. That’s all he’s got left. These people come along and fool some serious voters for a time but they do not last. He’s a one-timer unless he changes. There are real people who voted for him. He could capture them again by being real.


41 posted on 07/29/2011 4:45:42 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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