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The House of Representatives is on a roll, as far as I'm concerned, standing up to George W. Bush and his administration--at last. I haven't been particularly impressed with Nancy Pelosi's leadership in the House (or Harry Reid's in the Senate) until recently. I can only hope they keep it up.
Dems Preempt Bush Recess Moves
It's gotten to be a common occurrence. When Congress has a scheduled recess, the Democratic leadership keeps the Senate (and sometimes the House) in pro forma session in order to prevent any administration recess tomfoolery. [snip]
Pelosi, fearing that Bush would try to capitalize on the House’s absence to call Congress back into a special session, scheduled two pro forma sessions on Tuesday and Thursday. The Senate will do the same at the same time. . .
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