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Reid To GOP: Don't Try To Delay The Next Jobs Vote


Week's end is optimistic. But Republicans can draw this out for a long, long time with a flood of amendments -- something a Senate Dem aide says Democrats will have little patience for. That's the next flashpoint in the fight between Dems and the GOP over jobs in the Senate.

Reid told reporters, he has the next several elements of Obama's jobs bill lined up and ready to go after the teacher and firefighter bill, but declined to discuss those until after he briefs his caucus Tuesday afternoon.

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