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Will GOP Make Patriot Act Opponents Pay?

Two-thirds of Senate Democrats voted to filibuster the Patriot Act today—falling short in their attempt to derail renewal of the controversial anti-terrorism law.

The 29 Democrats who voted to filibuster the Patriot Act included four Democrats in competitive seats up for re-election this November: Michigan (Debbie Stabenow), New Jersey (Robert Menendez), Washington (Maria Cantwell) and West Virginia (Robert Byrd).

Will Republicans take advantage?

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Mr. Bluey, a contributing editor to Human Events, is director of the Center for Media & Public Policy at The Heritage Foundation. He maintains a blog at RobertBluey.com.

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