Unformatted text preview: Like usual the vote on the repeal measure was anything but straightforward. The repeal measure was actually in the form of an amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, and the vote was actually on a "budget point of order" and needed 60 votes for passage. Sen. Roy Blunt said. "I'm deeply disappointed that my colleagues across the aisle refused to listen to that clear message, and instead voted to defend this bill, which two federal courts have already deemed unconstitutional." The change is supported by the White House, and Democrats are pointing to it as evidence of their willingness to tweak - but not repeal - the law....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor William during the Spring '11 term at Bronx High School of Science.
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