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rmhj: Traditionally, the White House often proposes a budget, but it's introduced in the house, which is both GOP held and has a 'majority rules' doctrine that make it very difficult to introduce legislation that the majority party doesn't want.

Beridian: Fine. Then have a democrat try to introduce the bill in the House and when it is refused plaster the fact all over the media, ideally get President Obama to address the nation and talk about how the House will not even permit debate on a middle class tax cut.

That is in fact what seems to be happening: Nancy Pelosi has been working to do this.

rj
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