How could GOP kill bill in Democratic Senate?

2014-05-15T00:00:00Z How could GOP kill bill in Democratic Senate? nwitimes.com
May 15, 2014 12:00 am

I read letters to the editor every day because I am curious to see what people will complain about, whether they be Democrat or Republican. The problem is they complain about things they do not research.

I read a letter which was a rebuttal about whether the current administration has come up with any kind of bill to aid in unemployment.

Garrett Blahunka states there was a bill called The American Jobs Act of 2011 and the GOP blocked this in the Senate, Has not the Senate been Democratic controlled for six years? So how did this get blocked in the Senate by the GOP?

In addition, I guess the GOP has stopped the Keystone XL pipeline and stopped the creation of all those jobs. Oh, that's right, the president has put another hold on this project so the Democrats can get millions from billionaire Tom Steyer. Hate politics!

- Jerry Hofsommer, Griffith

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