No great surprises here. Lobbyists continue to hold sway in Washington, despite some unlikely election-year promises from Mr. Obama. As much blame as can be laid at the feet of the Republican opposition, its really the “Blue Dog” Dems that are really the problem at this point. Remember the celebration at the dawn of the era of the Democratic “filibuster-proof majority?”
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
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