Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Texas Tea Partiers: It's All or Nothing

Tea Party groups in Dallas, Austin and Houston have rallied at the offices of Texas gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Kay Baily Hutchison to protest her cloture vote on a Defense appropriations bill because it cleared the calendar for the health care debate.

A filibuster of the defense bill was an agreed-upon tactic by Senate Republicans, but Sen. Hutchinson argues that once the Democrats had found the necessary votes, it was more prudent to support the troops and get them the necessary supplies.
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