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Senate Democrats skittish on voting (Dingy Harry retirement watch)
Philly ^ | 6/29/14 | Andrew Taylor

Posted on 06/29/2014 5:22:31 AM PDT by Libloather

WASHINGTON - A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber's modest productivity this election season to a near halt.

With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting tough votes and to deny Republicans legislative victories in the midst of the campaign. The phobia means even bipartisan legislation to boost energy efficiency, manufacturing, sportsmen's rights, and more could be scuttled.

The Senate's masters of process are finding a variety of ways to shut down debate.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democrats; reid; senate; vote
With control of the chamber at risk, leaders are working hard to keep tough decisions at bay.

Good thing Hussein has a pen and a phone.

1 posted on 06/29/2014 5:22:31 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: F15Eagle
I think the emperor push implementation back until after the 2016 election. That gives his amnesty agenda time to ferment new democrats locusts to replace the ones who will abandon the party once their health care is ruined.
3 posted on 06/29/2014 5:31:55 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Libloather

If Reid retires isn’t Schumer next in line? God help us all if that slime ball gets any more power ...

4 posted on 06/29/2014 8:04:59 AM PDT by 11th_VA (Decriminalize Tax Evasion)
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