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GOP Aide: ‘They Have No Margin For Error’

Over at Drudge, the sirens are flashing: Sen. Chris Dodd (D., Conn.) told CNBC today that Obamacare “is hanging on by a thread” in Congress. To find out why, we asked a senior GOP Senate staffer. “Sounds like there is a full-scale operation underway to convince liberals: Unite, you have nothing to lose but your principles,” he tells us. “They’re working over the progressive caucus, Big Labor, and other Lefty groups to convince them that a bad bill is better than no bill. They have no margin for error, so they’re doing everything they can to unite groups who dislike the bill.”

Robert Costa was formerly the Washington editor for National Review.

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