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Power play bodes ill for bipartisanship in state Legislature

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After the 2000 Florida recount, there’s little in the way of post-election shenanigans that can compare — butterfly ballots, hanging chads and a Supreme Court intervention left little to be desired if you get a kick out of electoral screw-ups. But though we can’t top the Sunshine State, it doesn’t mean that the current squabble over Senate control in Albany isn’t of consequence. The uncertainty initially involved an undecided race between George Amedore and Cecilia ...


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manjoe
December 9, 2012
7:47 a.m.

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Maybe what's going on is simpler than Keller thinks. Maybe it's just recognition on the part of 5 Democrats that the leaders of their party in the Senate are incompetent as we saw a few years ago and the only chance of reasonable policy decisions depends on aligning themselves with the Republicans.

albright1
December 9, 2012
7:53 a.m.

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What a laugh. If the parties were reversed, you would be lauding the "courage" of the moderate Republicans who were doing the right thing and taking a bi-partisan approach to governing.

FrankLowe
December 9, 2012
9:43 a.m.

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Albright, you're reading my mind again

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