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The People of the United States Lose -- Again

This afternoon (Nov. 3) the Senate voted on whether to proceed on two bills, each promoted as a “jobs” bill and neither of which was expected to pass.

The Democrats put forward the Infrastructure section of President Obama’s jobs bill, which would have put hundreds of thousands of construction workers, engineers and contractors back to work while repairing structures which have been allowed to deteriorate, and to prepare workers for trans