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Democrats Super Majority

The Fallacy of a Democratic Supermajority

Zach Friend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zach Friend

On the surface, there were 60 Democratic votes. But when you subtract two Independents, what existed was not 58 unilateral views or votes. A supermajority is a bloc, and this was never a bloc.

Joe Biden To Democrats: 'Not So Sure What A Blessing 60 Votes Was'

Talking Points Memo | Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden told key members of the Democratic National Committee's National Finance Committee and National Advisory Board today to "keep...