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    2 senators agree to sit together for Obama address

    Eh, not much and it's kinda lame, but I'll take what I can get when it comes to these two groups.

    2 senators agree to sit together for Obama address

    WASHINGTON Two senators from different parties say they'll skip tradition and sit together during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.
    The decision by Republican Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Democrat Chuck Schumer of New York comes amid calls for greater civility in political discourse following the fatal shootings last weekend at a political event in Tucson, Ariz.
    Schumer says he and Coburn hope other lawmakers will follow their example and skip the partisan seating arrangements that usually come with joint sessions of Congress. Schumer says it's a symbolic move but one he hopes will help set a more civil tone.
    The State of the Union address is set for Jan. 25.
    Coburn and Schumer spoke Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Pres
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    I think Schumer really just wants to see if that beard Coburn has been sporting is real.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbroncos78087 View Post
    I think Schumer really just wants to see if that beard Coburn has been sporting is real.
    I don't blame him.. So do I

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbroncos78087 View Post
    I think Schumer really just wants to see if that beard Coburn has been sporting is real.


    With the work that Obama and Coburn did in the past, it really makes it less meaningful that its Coburn. Maybe some others will step it up.

    Used to be a time when they all got along. Anyone here ever read Fight Club Politics? Pretty good read....

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    Country's problems solved!

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