Hardball? By David Kurtz | January 7, 2011 5:43 a.m. JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1 House Democrats apparently refuse to give their blessing retroactively to the votes Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) took after skipping the swearing-in ceremony forcing Republicans to scramble to come up with another way to undo the mess Sessions created. David Kurtz (@TPM_dk) is TPM's executive editor and Washington Bureau chief. He oversees the news operations of TPM. Have a tip? Send it Here!