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How ridiculous can Republicans get? Mitch McConnell filibusters against his own Senate bill!
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By Pat Cunningham
Dec. 6, 2012 5:15 p.m.





Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell got a little too cute for his own good today, as we see HERE:

A move to embarrass Democrats backfired on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as the Kentucky Republican proposed a vote on raising the nation’s debt ceiling — then filibustered it when the Democrats tried to take him up on the offer.

On Thursday morning McConnell had made a motion for the vote on legislation that would let the president extend the country’s borrowing limit on his own. Congress would then have the option to disapprove such hikes, in a fashion similar to ...

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