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A Bipartisan Jobs Bill?

Friday, February 12, 2010

Yesterday two Senators from either side of the aisle proposed a jobs bill, but Democrats decided to move forward with a smaller-scale proposal. John Stanton, reporter for Congressional Quarterly, reveals the details of the bill and assesses the state of bipartisanship.

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John Stanton

Comments [5]

hjs from 11211

J.C

always talks about abortion when ever he can push it

Feb. 12 2010 10:26 AM
Mike

America needs a message? I'm a Democrat, but it breaks my heart to hear these politicians ruin our country.

Feb. 12 2010 10:18 AM
Hugh Sansom from Brooklyn NY

For a year we've had Republicans "negotiating" deals on legislation then voting against the very thing they negotiated. THEN they go back home and claim credit for the thing the voted against.

Comical and absurd. And it is the Republicans. Mr. Lehrer's guest is displaying the hollowness of the supposedly 'objective' he said/she said approach when he fails to acknowledge the obvious.

Feb. 12 2010 10:14 AM
J.C. from Minneapolis

I see comment #1 exemplifies the right-wing idea of bipartisanship: The right-wingers should just get everything they want (never mind that they didn't win the last election).

Feb. 12 2010 10:13 AM
Ed from Larchmont, NY

They appear to have some bipartisonship on the health care effort now, but it's a facade: they're trying to pass the Senate pro-abortion bill in spite of everything.

Feb. 12 2010 09:44 AM

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