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No, Blanche Lincoln Didn’t “Dare” To Filibuster


Well she talked a good game, but in the end, Blanche Lincoln blinked. She didn’t take me up on my dare to filibuster health care. She’ll get another chance when the cloture vote on the final bill comes up, but for now, she says she’ll allow debate to proceed.

But I get the feeling she didn’t like our ad:

Blanche threw down hard against “government run health care,” too. I’m getting the feeling we pissed her off.

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No, Blanche Lincoln Didn’t “Dare” To Filibuster

Well she talked a good game, but in the end, Blanche Lincoln blinked.  She didn’t take me up on my dare to filibuster health care.   She’ll get another chance when the cloture vote on the final bill comes up, but for now, she says she’ll allow debate to proceed.

But I get the feeling she didn’t like our ad:

Blanche threw down hard against “government run health care,” too.  I’m getting the feeling we pissed her off.

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Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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