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LAW MAKERS? By Major Garrett
A parade of edgy, ideologically barbed pieces of legislation to dismantle parts of President Obama’s health care law, vastly expand offshore oil drilling, and restrict access to privately insured abortion coverage passed with virtually no Democratic support. The bills appear destined for the dustbin of Senate history. But despite the obvious downsides, all of this seemingly pointless political maneuvering may turn out to be worth the trouble-for both parties.