With the focus on the economic stimulus package shifting to the Senate, the partisan split evident with the Democrat-only passage of the bill in the House last night overshadowed a lot of the discussions on both sides of the aisle today. So much so that various leaders were practically disowning the word bipartisanship as if deadly germs were part of its etymology. -snip- When Mrs. Pelosi was asked whether the vote ó 244 to 188 without a single Republicanís approval ó represented a failure on her part to advance President Obamaís desire for a broad bipartisan bill, she practically snapped:...

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