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    Cao Jolts the House

    Cao jolts the House - Yahoo! News

    In December 2008, the nationally unknown Vietnamese community activist captured a seat for Republicans in majority-black New Orleans, becoming an instant — albeit short-lived — celebrity for the GOP.

    On Saturday night, he handed Democrats their only Republican vote on the centerpiece of their domestic agenda, a massive overhaul of the nation's health care system that promises to enhance coverage for tens of millions of Americans and thousands of Cao's constituents. Now he's a bit of a cult hero on the left — a profile in courage, Democrats say — and television bookers were scrambling to find cell phone numbers for his aides Sunday.

    Republicans and Democrats who have worked closely with Cao in Louisiana and Washington say they weren’t a bit surprised — even if much of the political world did a double take — when Cao registered a green light on the scoreboard in the House chamber.

    “I think he works hard. I think he studies things, and I think he tries to do the right thing,” said an administration official who has worked with Cao. “People in the administration reach out to him a lot because he’s willing to talk about things nondogmatically.”

    I wish that Obama were approaching things more like this guy, with a bi-partisan staff, for instance.

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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    So I guess now its the "Party of No minus one"
    <font size=5><b>Its been several weeks since the Vegas shooting.  Its it still "Too Early" or can we start having the conversation about finally doing something about these mass shootings???​</b></font>

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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

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    I wish that Obama were approaching things more like this guy, with a bi-partisan staff, for instance.
    In other words, the Republican party backed a candidate who was not a Conservative in order to win a seat, with the result being the same as if the Democrat had won. I am not surprised.
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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
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    I wish that Obama were approaching things more like this guy, with a bi-partisan staff, for instance.
    Well, they seem about equal in political incoherence. Anyone who voted for that 2000 page monstrosity has no real grasp of nor interest in legality and good governance. For one thing, I would wager good money that no one who voted for it could describe in even crude detail what's in it.
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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    Cao's district is mostly black. He knows what side his bread is buttered on.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Cao's district is mostly black. He knows what side his bread is buttered on.
    His district is mostly POOR, and he's doing his job...representing what his constituents want.

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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
    His district is mostly POOR, and he's doing his job...representing what his constituents want.
    Too bad the "Party of no minus one" doesn't follow his example and vote the interests and wishes of their constituents.

    God forbid that congress people represent what the people want.
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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
    His district is mostly POOR, and he's doing his job...representing what his constituents want.
    And black!...lol. It's a gerrymandered district created by the Voting Rights Act.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Too bad the "Party of no minus one" doesn't follow his example and vote the interests and wishes of their constituents.

    God forbid that congress people represent what the people want.
    Yeah, most Americans are opposed to tis bill.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Cao Jolts the House

    I hate that ****, personally. They keep trying to do it to us in the panhandle, as well, only to benefit the Republicans.

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