Dems Look For Strong Finish In Lame Duck Session

Law360, New York (November 12, 2010, 6:19 PM EST) -- When the 111th Congress reconvenes Monday to begin its lame duck session, must-pass tax and appropriations bills will loom large, but Democrats may also try to push through a few longer-shot items before they are forced to relinquish some control, experts say.

Hoping to muster enough votes for passage, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has teed up some politically charged bills for a cloture vote in the first days of the lame duck session, including a massive overhaul of U.S. food safety controls and a...
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