Senate healthcare bill set to pass by Christmas — latimes.com


fter a dramatic month of sometimes round-the-clock negotiating and deal-making, Senate Democrats came together Saturday behind sweeping healthcare legislation, providing a powerful boost for President Obama’s top domestic policy goal. The breakthrough came after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and his lieutenants engineered a delicately crafted compromise to prevent federal funding of abortions, the […]

Three Undemocratic Temptations – by Tony Blankley


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Democrats trample on the constitutional process.

Lieberman’s Ties to Ex-Party Frayed by His Use of Swing Vote – WSJ.com


Sen. Joseph Lieberman’s use of his swing vote to help quash a proposed expansion of Medicare marked the latest act in his deteriorating relationship with the Democratic Party. Cheered nine years ago by Democrats as their vice-presidential nominee, Mr. Lieberman later left the party and now is an object of vilification among many in the […]

Dems against Dems in health care vote struggle – AP


WASHINGTON – The end game in sight, Senate Democrats coped with stubborn internal differences as well as implacable Republican opposition on Monday in a struggle to pass health care legislation by Christmas.A liberal-backed call to expand Medicare as part of the legislation drew strong opposition from Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn. and quieter concerns from a […]

The Depths of Demcare Demagoguery – by Michelle Malkin


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How low can they go?

Harry Reid, Uncensored – by Michael Reagan


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The apologies the Senator owes.

Bait-and-Switch: The Stealth Public Option


 
While bragging last night on “The O’Reilly Factor” how right he was that the public option may end up being dropped after all, O’Reilly lost sight of the bigger picture.  The back-room alternative devised by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and a small coterie of liberal and moderate senators imposes government control in another guise.  It’s a last-ditch effort [...]

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Media Matters auditions for ‘Born Yesterday,’ loses role to Harry Reid


Show biz lore holds that you have to be really smart to play the dumb blond, and that Jayne Mansfield and Judy Holliday actually had Mensa-level I.Qs.
So maybe Media Matters is now lifting tactics from The Girl Can’t Help It instead of Rules for Radicals. But is “playing dumb” really the, er, smartest strategy a [...]

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Harry Reid: Slave Of The Shadow Party


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) accused Obamacare opponents of acting just like the supporters of slavery ”who dug in their heels” against those who were trying to end slavery.   I hope that Karl Rove was right last night in saying on “Hannity’s America” that Reid, who will be running for re-election next year, is way behind [...]

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GOP erupts over Reid slavery, segregation remarks – Glenn Thrush – POLITICO.com


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid D-Nev. upped the rhetorical ante this morning by comparing opponents of health care reform to conservatives who tried to block emancipation and equal rights — prompting the Republican national chairman to question his sanity.Speaking on the floor of the Senate, Reid blasted GOP leaders who have urged Democrats opt for […]