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Party support in Senate erodes around Frist

In setback for Republicans, key bills stall

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / December 22, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Senate majority leader Bill Frist, heading a 55-to-45 Republican majority, might have expected to deliver a pile of legislative gifts this month to the White House, which had hoped to end the year with $40 billion in budget cuts, approval to drill for oil in an Alaskan wildlife refuge, and the full extension of the Patriot Act giving ... (Full article: 936 words)

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