onsdag 25 juli 2007

Supporters Push For Vote On Extra Utah House Seat

Supporters of new House seats for Utah and the District of Columbia predicted they have enough support to win a vote in the Senate on a "great civil rights issue." In a conference call with reporters Tuesday, advocates said they are pushing for a vote before the Senate leaves on its August break. While they don't have a commitment from Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., they are confident the bill could pass if it lands on the calendar. "When push comes to shove, people are not going to deny this going through," said Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who backs the bill along with fellow Utah Republican Sen. Bob Bennett. Read more - Original Story

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