Congressional Democrats voted down the first GOP legislative proposal since the midterm elections, Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn’s proposal to strip tax money from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Members of the Republican caucus held up the proposal as the kind of tough cost-cutting measure that would mark the new GOP-led Congress. Like bill-sponsor Lamborn, they also made no bones about the ideological satisfaction they would get from attacking the news organization, which they view as a platform for liberal views.
Friday, November 19, 2010
GOP's ‘defund NPR’ proposal voted down.
Dems defeat Lamborn’s ‘defund NPR’ proposal | Colorado Independent: