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jillan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-03-07 03:53 PM
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67. Since Dodd stood with Feingold on the Senate floor this morning and
Biden, Clinton and Dodd all voted for his amendment while Obama didn't bother to show up....

Maybe Feingold should re-evaluate who he is going to endorse?
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  -Obama misses ANOTHER vote - This time Feingold/Reid to end the war. jsamuel  Oct-03-07 01:46 PM   #0 
  - Bookmarked so I can check to see if there's anyone who can prove he  acmavm   Oct-03-07 01:47 PM   # 
  - There seems to be a disturbing pattern developing with him.  AndyA   Oct-03-07 01:47 PM   #1 
  - Not good. Any reason given?  emilyg   Oct-03-07 01:48 PM   #2 
  - Some Obama supporters feel showing up to vote in the senate is a bad thing...  wyldwolf   Oct-03-07 01:50 PM   #3 
  - I believe he's campaigning in Iowa today.  SteppingRazor   Oct-03-07 01:51 PM   #4 
  - Agreed.  rinsd   Oct-03-07 01:57 PM   #9 
  - Party line or not, he should be forced to take a stand every now and then  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:08 PM   #12 
  - If the people of Illinois are bothered by it they can vote him out of office  Hippo_Tron   Oct-03-07 02:12 PM   #16 
  - NO I do not understand this crap. Is the man still drawing a paycheck and  acmavm   Oct-03-07 02:18 PM   #21 
     - Whatever. If it were Hillary, you'd sing a different tune.  SteppingRazor   Oct-03-07 02:37 PM   #42 
        - The hell I would, Don't tell me what I would do, you don't have a clue.  acmavm   Oct-03-07 02:38 PM   #44 
           - Sorry, you're right.  SteppingRazor   Oct-03-07 02:43 PM   #52 
  - Seriously?!  ElizabethDC   Oct-03-07 01:53 PM   #5 
  - He was doing a big campaign swing thru Iowa.  rinsd   Oct-03-07 01:53 PM   #6 
  - Biden, Clnton, Obama and Dodd refrained from voting on a couple of issues  gateley   Oct-03-07 01:54 PM   #7 
  - He did not vote for the war, so he does not feel he needs to help ending it.  Mass   Oct-03-07 01:57 PM   #8 
  - One of the criticisms of John Kerry and John Edwards in 2004  ellacott   Oct-03-07 02:01 PM   #10 
  - Because Senators miss votes when they are campaigning  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:24 PM   #25 
     - This was supposed to be their entire terms including the campaigns)  ellacott   Oct-03-07 02:28 PM   #32 
        - "criticism from the right"?  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:34 PM   #36 
           - So the right didn't criticize him?  ellacott   Oct-03-07 02:35 PM   #39 
              - Yes, I just confirmed that the right criticized him  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:37 PM   #40 
                 - You confirmed? ok  ellacott   Oct-03-07 02:40 PM   #48 
  - He's going to miss the entire week  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:06 PM   #11 
  - It's not about whether the bill will pass, it's about him taking a stand for once  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:09 PM   #13 
     - Sounds like he's pulling a Clinton...  rateyes   Oct-03-07 02:12 PM   #15 
     - Clinton shows up for more votes than any other candidate  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:13 PM   #17 
        - So what? She voted for Liberman/Kyl....  rateyes   Oct-03-07 03:22 PM   #61 
     - Oh, bullshit  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:15 PM   #18 
        - Talk is easy  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:17 PM   #20 
        - Running back to washington to cast a vote on a bill that was sure to lose  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:22 PM   #22 
           - OK, let's play by your logic:  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:23 PM   #23 
              - The problem is that Hillary voted for the IWR, supported the Iraq war  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:31 PM   #35 
        - Words are easy. Action please.  emilyg   Oct-03-07 03:12 PM   #58 
           - Words are very easy  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 03:17 PM   #59 
  - time to take a stand, pal  GreenArrow   Oct-03-07 02:10 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, I think the same thing.  seasonedblue   Oct-03-07 03:19 PM   #60 
  - I believe it is a pattern.  Rockholm   Oct-03-07 05:08 PM   #73 
  - I read in one of these threads  bamalib   Oct-03-07 02:16 PM   #19 
  - yes, abortion votes  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:24 PM   #24 
     - That was the strategy he worked up with planned parenthood  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:27 PM   #30 
        - I don't give a rats ass if planned parenthood approved it  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:28 PM   #33 
           - You're right. What does planned parenthood know about abortion rights?  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:37 PM   #43 
              - There's a logical fallacy called "appeal to authority" that you've apparently fallen for  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:41 PM   #49 
                 - No, it's called legislative strategy  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:48 PM   #54 
  - I guess when Edwards skipped a third of his votes in 2003, it was no big deal?  zulchzulu   Oct-03-07 02:24 PM   #26 
  - How come Hillary hasnt missed a third? or a fourth? or even a tenth?  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:27 PM   #28 
  - She's the frontrunner  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:28 PM   #31 
  - Doing your job in the senate overrides the need to campaign  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:31 PM   #34 
     - Did you hold the same position with Kerry and Edwards last time?  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:35 PM   #38 
        - Strongly.  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 02:39 PM   #45 
        - I'm sure he'll do that  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:41 PM   #50 
        - Which vote back in 2003 or 2004 was as important as the ones Obama has been missing?  Beaverhausen   Oct-03-07 04:30 PM   #69 
  - Because they schedule the votes to accommodate her  sandnsea   Oct-03-07 05:38 PM   #74 
  - Why I included the update...  jsamuel   Oct-03-07 02:27 PM   #29 
     - Ah, so, you've posted this out of sympathy with Obama, fearing he'll be smeared like Edwards was?  SteppingRazor   Oct-03-07 02:34 PM   #37 
     - I posted it because I knew it would be an issue.  jsamuel   Oct-03-07 02:37 PM   #41 
        - Point taken.  SteppingRazor   Oct-03-07 02:39 PM   #46 
        - His campaign released a statement on that bill  killbotfactory   Oct-03-07 02:39 PM   #47 
     - as she should, he has a job to do NOW, campaigning isn't what he is being paid to do.  madmom   Oct-03-07 02:50 PM   #55 
  - As I type this the thread above yours is  wlucinda   Oct-03-07 02:25 PM   #27 
  - This is hilarious to watch.  Clark2008   Oct-03-07 02:43 PM   #51 
  - You just described democracy in action...  SaveElmer   Oct-03-07 02:56 PM   #56 
     - Democracy would be debating issues.  Mass   Oct-03-07 03:39 PM   #64 
        - There is little if any debating on here n/t  ellacott   Oct-03-07 03:41 PM   #66 
  - How are we suppose to know where he stand if he doesn't vote on something, anything!  madmom   Oct-03-07 02:45 PM   #53 
  - his supporters have a direct line to his brain. They can tell you what he is thinking at any time.  wyldwolf   Oct-03-07 02:58 PM   #57 
     - L...O...L  Lirwin2   Oct-03-07 04:51 PM   #71 
  - I'm waiting for an Obama supporter to say how brave, smart  quinnox   Oct-03-07 03:27 PM   #62 
  - Actually, didn't McCain do the same thing?  avrdream   Oct-03-07 03:36 PM   #63 
  - An article this weekend said that Obama would be campaigning in Iowa all week.  Connie_Corleone   Oct-03-07 03:39 PM   #65 
  - Since Dodd stood with Feingold on the Senate floor this morning and  pirhana   Oct-03-07 03:53 PM   #67 
  - all 3 of Feingold's offices said no endorsement is planned  jsamuel   Oct-03-07 04:21 PM   #68 
  - Maybe that's why the vote was scheduled  sandnsea   Oct-03-07 05:39 PM   #75 
  - Thank you for your concern.  AtomicKitten   Oct-03-07 04:33 PM   #70 
  - Edwards didn't vote either  Truth Hurts A Lot   Oct-03-07 05:00 PM   #72 
 

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