"Senate Republicans on Wednesday scuttled an attempt by Sen. Hillary Clinton to establish an independent, bipartisan panel patterned after the 9/11 Co
September 13, 2005

"Senate Republicans on Wednesday scuttled an attempt by Sen. Hillary Clinton to establish an independent, bipartisan panel patterned after the 9/11 Commission to investigate what went wrong with federal, state and local governments' response to Hurricane Katrina...read on"

Republicans always complain that Democrats are obstructionists; well this is the worst kind of obstructionism because the country needs an honest look at what happened no matter where the blame falls. If they felt that it was just the locals you can be sure that Bill Frist would have led the charge. Not one Republican voted for it.

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