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Generally Assembled

Nobody's Happy:

Generally Assembly 2005 has finally ended -- until a special session on slots or whatever is called -- so hurray for that. The major dailies, of course, have all the details, with

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The Sun

leading with

thanks to

wanting to avoid a fillibuster.

The Washington Post

's session-ending story leads with Democrats

: namely gay rights, increase minimum wage, the Wal-Mart health-care tax bill, etc.

The Washington Times

? Why it's nasty Dem legislators

that requires the governor to get approval from the legislature before joining international trade agreements. And

The Diamondback

on the

.

And, of course, everyone's cranky, blaming everyone but themselves for whatever bills they liked/didn't like not passing/passing. Yawn.

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Anyway, the lack of a slots bill garnered the most finger-pointing. Here's the wrap-up on that from

and

.

End of session means report cards and such, so here's

and

from

The Sun

, and

from the

Post

. While I pretty much agree with the

Sun

's take on Winners and Losers, I don't think

is as big a loser as they do (he's smarter than he seems, though not enough to get re-elected), nor is

such a big winner (he may be politically wily -- more so than even the always sly Miller this session -- but since he represents a relatively conservative district, he may be the

speaker to lose his House seat this decade).

Finally, the first cityside columnist to weigh in on this year's GA session is the

Sun

's Michael Olesker, who

up to and including the tsunami.

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