Skip to comments.Dems keep Senate, leaders urge working toward solutions (To GOP, DO NOT WORK WITH THE RATS!)
Posted on 11/07/2012 7:32:51 AM PST by tobyhill
Democrats will retain their control of the Senate and Republicans will maintain majority in the House of Representatives.
The Democrats' larger Senate majority will give them the ability to influence much of the Washington agenda during the next two years.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, said the results show it's time for a change in how lawmakers do business. Democrats and Republicans must work together, he said.
"The strategy of obstruction, gridlock and delay was soundly rejected by the American people," he said in a statement. "Now, they are looking to us for solutions."
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Harry, when your Senate passes a budget, we’ll take a look at it.
Give them what they want. The sooner they trash things, and the country collapses, the sooner we can begin rebuilding.
Americans have made it clear, they will settle for nothing less than a first hand lesson with full on socialism.
Besides, it’s not like we can stop them.
Bipartisanship to a lib/dem is agreeing to do what they want, not comprimising or meeting in the middle.
We’ve gotta get Johnny the Jellyfish out of that speaker position.
Our nation’s founders were anything but bipartisan.
Allen West for Speaker.
Allen West is gone, I believe.
simple solution for the GOP; tell the Senate they will get rid of the Bush tax cuts if obamacare is repealed...the rats claim the American people are behind them on raising taxes on the rich and we know the American people are behind repealing obamacare....
its win-in for the GOP in every direction; hence it has no shot of ever being considered by them...
Speaker doesn’t have to be a House member.
speaker of what? the guy lost last night...another reason why the GOP is clueless and classless- West should’ve been given a podium to speak but since he was a Tea Party guy they purposely ignored him...
accelerationalism is always the best option
I was thinking more along the lines of Bachmann or Demint. Demint probably stands the best chance.
When Obama and Pelosi say “Jump”, Boner will ask, “How High?”
Bravo brownsfan. I agree, just let them have it and let’s begin to make other plans to pick up the pieces. In the meantime, all the “angry white guys” will have to decide if they still want to keep working so hard to keep it it all together. Paying the lions share of the taxes, picking up the slack for the “democrats” in the office while being supervised by women.
And when it all falls apart guess who gets blamed?
Just listening to a guy on Beck ... small chemical company, 30 employees, struggling to deal with regs and paying what they earn in taxes. Last night, he and the wife decided no more 70-90 hour weeks .... announced to the employees they are going into a 3 month shutdown.
Both of my brothers told me last Dec. if Obama wins, their businesses won’t survive. This will be happening all over the country. Hate to sound nasty, but a lot of Obamazombies will be losing their jobs and a lot of folks (like the chemical co. guy) will refuse to support them.
GTH: Harry. You and your kind made this situation now live with it.
The GOP should show the President and all Democrats the back of their hand. It is what they have earned.
Thank GOD for a GOP house to protect us from Obama.
It is not going to matter. Whatever Obama cannot get out of the Republican House, he will do by Executive Order.
And by “working towards a solution” he means that the GOP should cave to the Rats.
The GOP is a spent force at the national level. We need to let things collapse at the Federal level. If and that’s a big if, if we do have some Republican state legislators and governors with some balls, a stand might be effective. Otherwise, I prefer anarchy over a Leftist dictatorship.
Oh yeah, that one milliwatt speaker Boehner, regular Sgt. Rock that one.
Time for another golf game with the One. Don't worry, I'm on it!
Reid will trash the gentleman’s agreement on the super-majority in order to pass controversial legislation.
He will bring up legislation and dare Republicans to filibuster and see if they can block a vote via delay by unlimited debate.
Most people today can’t ever remember a filibuster that actually occurred, much less know of one that was acgtually successful.
I am not aware we have any leaders.
What’s mine is mine, now it’s time for yours to be mine.....
No, I say to the GOP, don’t stand in their way, let them have everything they ask for.
They refused to defund Obamacare!
I have to think that the GOP house will be brake on Obummer to think otherwise is to see this nation go down the drain.
It is all we have than can protect us from unbridaled socialism.
My line of the day is that the GOP in Congress (both houses) should treat the Democrats like Democrats have always treated Republicans. Ignore the howls of feigned outrage and slam the brakes on, hard.
Someday I will die, but that doesn’t mean I want to get there real fast.