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Capitol News Connection – Today’s Wall Street financial crisis hearing – postponed. Yesterday’s contracting oversight hearing – postponed. And an Armed Services Committee hearing – postponed. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is ready to point fingers in the sudden rash of cancellations. "Everything they’re trying to do is slow down, obstruct, that’s their game plan.”

Democrats say Republicans are using an obscure Senate rule to force cancellation of afternoon hearings.

“They have no ideas,” said Brown. “They say they have ideas but every Republican you talk to abut health care reform, it’s ‘sell across state lines and tort reform.’ That’s their entire solution to the problem.”

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