Sen. Jim DeMint Leading Charge Against Anti-gun ObamaCare

The Hill reports that Republican Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) is laying down roadblocks that could thwart the ObamaCare agenda.

GOP finds loophole in reconciliation ploy

By Alexander Bolton – 02/03/10 06:00 AM ET

As it turns out, Senate Democrats may not be able to force healthcare legislation through the chamber on a simple majority vote.

Republicans say they have found a loophole in the budget reconciliation process that could allow them to offer an indefinite number of amendments.

Though it has never been done, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) says he’s prepared to test the Senate’s stamina to block the Democrats from using the process to expedite changes to the healthcare bill. [Read more in The Hill]