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Leaders lack the votes to pass something and face a fresh obstacle — the Senate parliamentarian ruled Friday that Republicans only have the ability to dismantle the law with 51 votes until the end of the month.
The Senate’s parliamentarian has ruled that the ability to use reconciliation under the current budget resolution ends when the fiscal year expires on Sept. 30.
The Senate parliamentarian recently ruled that the procedural shortcut that allows Senate Republicans to pass repeal with only 51 votes will expire on Sept. 30.
However, the Senate parliamentarian may rule that lifting ACA regulations in this manner isn't closely enough tied to federal health spending to go in the budget reconciliation vehicle Republicans are using.
Jeremy Corbyn – Labour parliamentarian, leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, and, after June’s election, a serious contender to run Britain – lately has more pressing matters to attend to.
British parliamentarians have proposed a total of ____________ amendments to the bill that would lay out the U.K.’s withdrawal from the EU.
Could a package along these lines get past the Senate parliamentarian?
Earlier this month, the Senate parliamentarian set Sept. 30 as the deadline.
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