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Gun Control Vote Fails in Senate Obama To Speak Soon On Failure
Business Insider ^ | April 17, 2013 ; 34 minutes ago | | Brett LoGiurato

Posted on 04/17/2013 2:06:45 PM PDT by Red Steel

With Vice President Joe Biden presiding over the Senate, an amendment to expand background checks on gun purchases failed to pass through the body, falling by a mostly partisan vote of 54-46.

President Barack Obama will speak at the White House at 5:30 p.m. on the failure, the White House said.

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In addition to Heitkamp, the other three Democrats voting against the measure were Sens. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.).

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 113th; banglist; democrats; fail; fubo; manchintoomey; obama; youwillnotdisarmus
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica
Amazing how when it’s a few republicans voting with dems it’s a ‘bipartisan’ vote and when it’s a few dems voting with republican’s it’s a ‘mostly party line vote’.

Exactly my first thought when I read this. How does a party with a majority lose a "party line vote"?

21 posted on 04/17/2013 2:17:45 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: denydenydeny

After today’s drubbing in the Senate, and yesterday’s attack in Boston, he’s got to pull a rabbit out of the hat. I’m thinking he’s going to announce executive orders. Something to make him look Presidential. In command. We’re not going to like it.


22 posted on 04/17/2013 2:17:56 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Red Steel
Obama To Speak Soon On Failure

Finally, something he's qualified for.

23 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:01 PM PDT by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: Red Steel

This is big.

All the Feinstein crap was just that. THIS was what they really wanted to ram through.


24 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:16 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: Red Steel
In addition to Heitkamp, the other three Democrats voting against the measure were Sens. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.).

Bi-partisan opposition. That needs to be the mantra.

25 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:24 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Red Steel

Obama has to go find some kids so he can use them as props again


26 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:51 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Red Steel

Papa Joe....Why the long face?


27 posted on 04/17/2013 2:19:03 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: 7thson

Obama won’t mention the Dems that voted against it, only the Republicans who voted against it


28 posted on 04/17/2013 2:19:35 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Red Steel
Why did this need 60 votes? Did the Republicans threaten to filibuster again so this was really a vote for cloture? Was it outside the normal order of the Senate so it required more than 51 votes? Seriously, the Dems have their 51 votes so they can logroll the Republicans unless the Republicans enact a filibuster, and will all the backstabbing by John McQueeg and Lindsey Grahamnesty I doubt that the GOP could maintain a filibuster.
29 posted on 04/17/2013 2:20:07 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Red Steel

Who the hell sucked Toomey into his self-immolation? Live boy or dead girl?


30 posted on 04/17/2013 2:21:30 PM PDT by Stentor ("the 3 stooges are in charge of monetary policy and sammy davis is president, WTF?" ZH)
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To: Red Steel

Reid just cut off the votes on Amendments and bill for today. Likey for Obama’s whine session at 5:30 PM.

Feinstein is now whining and pissing in the wind in a rant.

The loser is crushed.


31 posted on 04/17/2013 2:22:13 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Old Feinswine is really screeching and bitching out the spineless democraps.


32 posted on 04/17/2013 2:25:07 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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33 posted on 04/17/2013 2:25:14 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Red Steel

>>> Obama To Speak Soon

Gawd, spare us your ‘righteous indigination’, you pos.


34 posted on 04/17/2013 2:28:38 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Red Steel

Suck it up, Barry.


35 posted on 04/17/2013 2:29:14 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Red Steel

Awwww! Poor ol’ Joe...he didn’t get to vote. Awww!


36 posted on 04/17/2013 2:30:12 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sir Napsalot

indignation


37 posted on 04/17/2013 2:31:08 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Red Steel

I’m betting that Mark Max and Heidi, could feel the ill wind blowing. If they had gone with the crowd they would have been primaried and lost, and Heidi at least has just begun.


38 posted on 04/17/2013 2:32:00 PM PDT by wita
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To: Red Steel

Here’s what he will say...

“We can’t wait to protect our children! Tonight I am requiring...”


39 posted on 04/17/2013 2:34:09 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international, gone independent. Gone.)
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To: Red Steel
Would be hilarious if his TelePrompter told him that it’s not buying his BS.
40 posted on 04/17/2013 2:34:14 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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