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Why did the House

By ThinkProgress on December 22, 2005 at 9:26 pm

"Why did the House"

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agree to a short, one-month extension of the Patriot Act, rather than the longer extension being sought in the Senate? Because conservatives believe “a shorter extension will make it possible to jam the unacceptable conference report through the Congress,” according to Sen. Feingold. “I will fight against that as hard in January as I did in November and December.”

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