Yellen approved to head Fed; only Republicans vote 'no'

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cfulbright wrote:

If everyone in one party votes the same way, and the members of the other party split their vote, which party is being partisan? Certainly the news coverage makes it sound like the Republicans are the partisan ones, but I argue that it’s the Democrats, whipping this vote, which acted partisanly.

Jan 06, 2014 7:58pm EST  --  Report as abuse
simian wrote:

whatever it is they’re against it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v3etuIw-aM

Jan 06, 2014 8:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
cfulbright wrote:

So if Obama calls this, “the bipartisan confirmation”, does that mean his Democrat-only ACA was partisan? Of course it was, but he will never admit that.

Jan 06, 2014 8:44pm EST  --  Report as abuse
TomMariner wrote:

“National Organization for Women, a liberal group that advocates for gender equality” Naw — totally a Democrat front group. They should give up the name to a bunch that has females as their priority rather than a political party.

Jan 06, 2014 10:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
justinoinroma wrote:

another incompetent added to the administration of incompetents

Jan 07, 2014 3:55am EST  --  Report as abuse
Whittier5 wrote:

You have to hand it to Repugs & teawhacks, they are excellent at complaining about anything, and at Crashing Economies – and keeping them down.
One thing that is obvious, they do not understand Econ 101.

Jan 07, 2014 6:54am EST  --  Report as abuse

@justinoinroma, you do realize that the FED is not part of the Presidential Administration right? Apparently not.

Jan 07, 2014 11:08am EST  --  Report as abuse

Wow Reuters, talk about a NEWSFLASH!

What’s next? Water is wet? Fire is hot? Amazing!

Jan 07, 2014 12:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
GibsonSG wrote:

Funny how Barack Obama believes that a corrupt private bank will somehow improve the lives of the American people.

Jan 08, 2014 5:31am EST  --  Report as abuse
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