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Schumer: GOP Has Lost Its Obstructionist Mojo

Still, for now Schumer's taunt remains exactly that: a taunt. There's good reason for thinking Thursday night's vote may well turn out to be something of an aberration. And there are signs the GOP's already rocky relationship with the White House -- and thus Dems in general -- could actually be about to worsen.

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