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Hope for bipartisanship?

It's unlikely that Monday's Senate vote on a job-creation bill signaled a return to bipartisan lawmaking in Washington, D.C. Nonetheless, it was good to see five GOP lawmakers, including newly elected Sen. Scott Brown (in photo), R-Mass., vote to override a GOP filibuster of the bill, which provides tax credits and exemptions for businesses that hire new employees. The majority of GOP lawmakers were mad that Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, R-Nev., separated these reforms from a larger proposal and refused to allow amendments.

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