Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Songbob BS: WWRD What Would Republicans Do? (49) RE: BS: WWRD What Would Republicans Do? 15 Nov 10

Reconciliation "can only be used once per term of Congress," so the conventional wisdom goes, and was used in the Health Care Reform scramble. Now, it's actually possible to use it again, since in actuality (as opposed to the VW) it can be used once per budget, and we're now in the 2011 budget year.

However, using it now ties the hands of the Congress till the next budget year (10/1/11) (or 1/10/11, for our Cousin John Bull), and getting agreement on doing that will make it extra hard to accomplish.

As for the general question, WWRD?, we had eight years of example to answer that one.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.