The Boehner Bill has passed the House. 22 Republicans voted no. No Democrats voted for it.
Now it's on to the Senate where deal-making has begun.
Make a new
Those people jeering Boehner yesterday really lacked perspective. Did anyone seriously believe that he wasn't going to get something passed?
And for what?
I need a drink.
Must not throw shoe through TV.
However, Spitzer's Cat Food One counter for the "not written down" argument was specious in another way--it was written down, but was not the document that was a result of the Obama/Boehner golf date. And, Spitzer did not mention that Cat Food One was a failed Commission, having never met its requirements to go forward, the Commission adjourned without a formal vote. (an informal register showed that the 14 votes required could not be achieved).
Yeah, Brian Cranston saved the night. May have convinced me to marathon all the episodes of his show after I get done with Mad Men.
I've always understood in Congressional politics, a close vote on a difficult issue is a sign of an expert Speaker because it means that members in reelect danger of some kind have been given permission to vote "no," but with still enough to pass whatever it is.