Posts Tagged ‘ nuclear option ’

Senate Democrats Block Obama Jobs Bill

October 9, 2011

Earlier this week, Senate Democrats blocked the passage of the Obama jobs bill.  Lacking support by both Democrats and Republicans, Senator Reid (D-Nevada) used the so-called nuclear option to block Senate Republicans from bringing the Obama jobs bill to a vote. President Obama has been demanding that the congress pass his American Jobs Act. ...
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Health Care Reform Through Reconciliation Wrong According to Many Senators

February 28, 2010

With President Obama and the Democrat leadership in the House and Senate urging health care reform through reconciliation, several Senators are speaking out against using reconciliation. Reconciliation was set up to allow for budget items to get through Congress after both the House and Senate passed slightly different bills.  However, both parties have used...
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