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  • Texas Democrats Flee to Avoid Vote(or how the Republicans can block the Medical takeover vote)

    03/03/2010 12:14:20 PM PST · by pwatson · 22 replies · 1,489+ views
    Voice of America ^ | 2003-05-15
    This is exactly what the Republicans should do in the House and Senate, leave DC and hold a news conference announcing how they refuse to allow an illegal use of the Senate rules to ram through this health care bill. Texas Democrats Flee to Neighboring State to Avoid Redistricting Vote - 2003-05-15 Washington 15 May 2003 Democratic state legislators in Texas adopted an unusual strategy this week in a political battle with Republicans; they fled the state to neighboring Oklahoma. On Monday, the Republican-led Texas state legislature was preparing to convene when it suddenly became apparent that virtually all the...