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  • Dems: Bipartisanship 'isn't working' [Dingy Harry & San Fran Nan alert]

    02/05/2009 12:13:05 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 59 replies · 2,184+ views
    Politico ^ | 2009-02-05 | Manu Raju
    Frustrated Senate Democratic leaders dispensed with calls for bipartisanship on the stimulus package Thursday, with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid saying that he won't let anyone "hold the president of the United States hostage." President Barack Obama had once hoped to have the package pass with substantial Republican support. But Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that's now a “distant memory." "So far," he said, bipartisanship "isn't working." But in an interview with Politico, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said that the Democrats - not the Republicans - have made a mockery of bipartisanship. “Senators are in a panic – this bill...