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Senate Proceeding 04-08-11 on Apr 8th, 2011 :: 5:10:10 to 5:11:15
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Chuck Grassley

5:10:10 to 5:10:31( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: run the government and -- and i did listen to some excuses from the other side of the aisle where -- were asked, well, how come no appropriation bills were passed? and the answer from some senators said, well, you know, we only had 59 votes and republicans wouldn't let us bring it up.

Chuck Grassley

5:10:10 to 5:11:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chuck Grassley

Chuck Grassley

5:10:32 to 5:10:53( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: but then i was in a quandary. there wasn't anything stopping the overwhelming majority of the democratic party in the other body to pass almost anything they want to. because it's almost a political fact of life, whether you have a republican majority in the house of representatives or a democrat majority in the house of

Chuck Grassley

5:10:54 to 5:11:16( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: representatives they can get -- as long as they stick together, they can get anything done they want get done. and they can ignore the minority. now, may not have been able to ignore the minority in the senate with 41 republicans would stick together -- but they

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