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Even Republicans tire of their own radical agenda

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Del. Bob Marshall, after a busy week tailing the president of William & Mary, returned to his usual extremism on the House floor today and tried to slip an irrelevant, invasive floor amendment on to Sen. Edd Houck’s SB 1112.

Interestingly, it was Republican Del. Phil Hamilton who questioned its relevance, and Speaker Bill Howell who ruled it not germane.

Marshall, it seems, is so far gone that he’s now alienating his own party.

You can listen to the full exchange here. (MP3 file, right-click to download)

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Written by assemblyaccess

February 12, 2007 at 2:19 pm

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  1. [...] Bob Marshall got nailed trying to slip an abortion amendment into a totally unrelated bill. His own party called him out on it and prevented it from going through. [...]

  2. According to Brian Moran after the cross at W&M issue was inserted into a budget bill by Del. Marshall, Brian inserted a provision requiring a $6.15 minimum wage for any state or company doing business with the state. Del Marshall tried to have the amendment ruled non-germaine but was overruled by the speaker also as the cross issue had been ruled germaine…

    Bill Kuster

    February 13, 2007 at 7:06 am

  3. I hope Marshall is opposed in this fall’s election by a Democratic candidate capable of winning up in Manassas. Shouldn’t be too hard, although Marshall’s been re-elected numerous times.

    uberdave

    February 13, 2007 at 9:44 am


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