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Chaos on Capitol Hill

By on 12.9.10 | 11:32AM

Democrats were always going to be hard-pressed to pass the DREAM Act, repeal "Don't Ask Don't Tell," and address the tax issue in the lame duck Congress, and now it seems that they're running into problems on all fronts:

-- A majority of Democrats came out against the Obama-GOP tax deal in a caucus meeting, meaning they want changes before bringing it up for a vote.

-- A vote on the DREAM Act was pulled from the Senate, and they don't appear to have the votes to pass it.

-- And on "Don't Ask Don't Tell," a source tells Greg Sargeant, "It appears that the leadership is moving forward without the votes."

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