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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-15-08 01:29 PM
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70. She's only missed 6 percent of votes as a Senator, pretty impressive compared to others.
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  -Voting present as a state legislator & missing half a year in his 1st Senate term to campaign. rinsd  Jan-15-08 12:33 PM   #0 
  - Yes, and compare that to being elected senator on your husbands last name  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 12:34 PM   #1 
  - We did not elect HRC on her last name. She campaigned and earned  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 12:37 PM   #2 
  - Right, we would have elected some other out of stater with no experience  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 12:44 PM   #8 
  - Then you know she was invited to run ... and I for one, appreciate  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 12:51 PM   #17 
     - I was busy with Gore  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 12:53 PM   #19 
     - "invited" - how nice - by whom? based on what?  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 12:55 PM   #22 
        - Look it up ... even the Republicans in our state recruited her n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 12:59 PM   #31 
           - well, so much for her liberal credentials n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:13 PM   #56 
              - We want a winning candidate, don't we? n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 01:59 PM   #95 
  - you just made the argument for Obama  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 12:48 PM   #12 
  - No ... we made sure HRC served out a full first term  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 12:50 PM   #16 
  - who the heck is "we"?  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 12:53 PM   #20 
  - don't ask  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 12:55 PM   #23 
  - NY has a history - we're proud of giving a seat to RFK  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 12:57 PM   #28 
     - I would have opposed RFK on the same principle  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:00 PM   #34 
  - Did she promise to complete her second term when she ran the second time?  Big Blue Marble   Jan-15-08 03:38 PM   #100 
  - Yeah, I'm sure you were the ones who made her do that  ISUGRADIA   Jan-15-08 04:12 PM   #108 
  - Obama has 11 years if elected experience  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 12:54 PM   #21 
     - And that won him no respect from Charlie Rangel. Ignore reality, but  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 01:00 PM   #33 
        - You're wrong again.  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:03 PM   #38 
  - She used NY as a stepping stone to the White House, nothing more  JackORoses   Jan-15-08 12:59 PM   #32 
  - Because Obama is a dedicated Senator from Illinois who thought nothing of the Presidency!  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:01 PM   #35 
  - I was used by Hillary for political reasons.  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:04 PM   #40 
  - Which is why Obama is dedicated to serving out his FIRST Senate term right?  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:06 PM   #43 
     - um, he has a career history in IL, unlike her in NY  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:11 PM   #53 
        - Yes, 11 years as a state legislator voting present on the tough issues.  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:18 PM   #61 
           - law professor, community organizer, actually lived there  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:23 PM   #65 
           - Actually 8 years in the state leg voting present to protect a womens right to choose.  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:35 PM   #79 
              - is this true? nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jan-15-08 03:40 PM   #101 
                 - Yes, It's true.  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 04:10 PM   #106 
                 - He voted present 130 times. Only a handful of those votes related to abortion  jackson_dem   Jan-15-08 05:17 PM   #111 
  - You don't get it, do you ... we asked her here. That's a public fact  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-15-08 01:55 PM   #94 
  - NY didn't seem to mind  paulk   Jan-15-08 04:02 PM   #105 
  - She came a calling with that Clinton brand.  Big Blue Marble   Jan-15-08 03:37 PM   #98 
  - Have you figured out where she stands on drivers licenses for illegals yet?  rinsd   Jan-15-08 12:41 PM   #4 
  - shame on you! this is a very sexist remark!!!  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 12:47 PM   #11 
  - There is no shame in the truth  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 12:52 PM   #18 
  - IRON MY SHIRT!!!!  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 01:05 PM   #42 
     - looks to me like HRC is Bill's ticket around that darn constitutional amendment n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:10 PM   #50 
     - She was elected because she was famous.  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:34 PM   #76 
        - there are many great couples... and the Clintons are among them!  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 01:40 PM   #87 
  - It is not sexist to say that she is running on the Clinton brand.  Big Blue Marble   Jan-15-08 03:47 PM   #102 
  - It's the truth so don't  zidzi   Jan-15-08 05:28 PM   #120 
     - Women Are Never Front-Runners  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 06:49 PM   #123 
  - hmm, do you think hill helped bill get where he got in the first place? or are wives just maids w/ b  VotesForWomen   Jan-15-08 05:13 PM   #110 
  - Missing half a year?  redqueen   Jan-15-08 12:38 PM   #3 
  - of course  mkultra   Jan-15-08 12:41 PM   #5 
  - He's missed 37% of the Congressional votes this session.  rinsd   Jan-15-08 12:42 PM   #6 
     - Ouch. (nt)  redqueen   Jan-15-08 12:44 PM   #7 
  - ?s on Clinton's record.  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 12:45 PM   #9 
  - Hillary has missed 23.3% of votes this session of Congress  rinsd   Jan-15-08 12:48 PM   #15 
     - sounds like they're both putting themselves first to me n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 12:56 PM   #25 
        - Hillary promised not to run her first term... for this reason!  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 01:43 PM   #89 
  - I love the smell of hyperbole in the morning!  AtomicKitten   Jan-15-08 12:45 PM   #10 
  - What bothers me most is his lack of understanding of foreign policy  question everything   Jan-15-08 12:48 PM   #13 
  - loss of the experience  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 12:57 PM   #26 
  - hillary?  mkultra   Jan-15-08 01:06 PM   #44 
  - And when did Reza Aslan become an expert in foreign policy?  Mass   Jan-15-08 01:13 PM   #55 
     - Europe's economy is something like $10 trillion  jackson_dem   Jan-15-08 05:20 PM   #113 
  - You have to be present to vote present  killbotfactory   Jan-15-08 12:48 PM   #14 
  - read it and then tell me how he is a leader!  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 12:56 PM   #24 
  - Barack Obama should be ashamed of himself...  CyberPieHole   Jan-15-08 12:57 PM   #27 
  - see the abortion rights group for an explanation of the present votes  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:06 PM   #45 
     - No, they're not interested in the facts. Only nitpicking.  Connie_Corleone   Jan-15-08 01:13 PM   #58 
     - Obama should not claim to be above it all and a leader if he hides from his vote  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 01:22 PM   #64 
     - What about the other 110-120 present votes that had zero to do with abortion?  jackson_dem   Jan-15-08 05:21 PM   #114 
        - No means No  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 05:28 PM   #119 
           - That isn't what Barack himself says  jackson_dem   Jan-15-08 05:31 PM   #121 
              - "Present" means No  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 06:39 PM   #122 
  - Sen. Obama voted 'present' 129 times while in the State Senate  William769   Jan-15-08 12:58 PM   #29 
  - more details  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 03:22 PM   #96 
  - Kick and recommend...Obama has been a disaster as a Senator...  CyberPieHole   Jan-15-08 12:59 PM   #30 
  - AND..this guy was a playboy Dilettante  GalleryGod   Jan-15-08 01:38 PM   #84 
  - How does Obama's experience compared to JFK's?  jackson_dem   Jan-15-08 05:23 PM   #116 
  - Disaster...you must mean Hillary's top down, I won't compromise  ISUGRADIA   Jan-15-08 04:16 PM   #109 
  - Exactly what are you trying to imply here?  Skidmore   Jan-15-08 01:01 PM   #36 
  - Kyl-Lieberman; Obama couldn't even bother to show up. Now, that's leadership!  goldcanyonaz   Jan-15-08 01:03 PM   #37 
  - Is it better to show up and be wrong?  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:04 PM   #41 
  - Goes back to his voting present now doesn't it?  William769   Jan-15-08 01:06 PM   #47 
  - No  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:31 PM   #71 
  - Newsflash, they are paid to SHOW up. 16 percent of missed votes for Obama.  goldcanyonaz   Jan-15-08 01:09 PM   #49 
  - The vote was moved  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:31 PM   #72 
     - Hillary Clinton missed 143 of 2394 votes (6%) Barack Obama missed 177 of 1086 votes (16%)  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 05:22 PM   #115 
  - Yes asking a Senator to do their job is oh so taxing.  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:11 PM   #52 
     - Tell your candidate to show up too while you're at it.  Connie_Corleone   Jan-15-08 01:25 PM   #67 
     - She's only missed 6 percent of votes as a Senator, pretty impressive compared to others.  goldcanyonaz   Jan-15-08 01:29 PM   #70 
     - Rinsd says it was 23.3% of missed votes.  Connie_Corleone   Jan-15-08 01:34 PM   #77 
        - Maybe he/she is combining his record for both state, and U.S. Senator?  goldcanyonaz   Jan-15-08 01:36 PM   #81 
        - 23.3% missed votes for Hillary & 37.6% missed votes for Obama are for this Congressional session  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:37 PM   #83 
     - I expect them to miss some votes during campaign season.  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:33 PM   #75 
     - How did Hillary vote on Peru trade?  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:32 PM   #73 
        - I believe it was NV. Same as Obama.  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:35 PM   #80 
           - Yes asking a Senator to do their job is oh so taxing.  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 01:52 PM   #92 
  - Missed lotsa votes in 1960 & 1968  GalleryGod   Jan-15-08 01:39 PM   #85 
  - I believe Planned Parenthood. Not the lies of the Clinton campaign. n/t  beachmom   Jan-15-08 01:04 PM   #39 
  - See post #29, and feel free to point out the lies.  William769   Jan-15-08 01:08 PM   #48 
  - As Do I...  GalleryGod   Jan-15-08 01:40 PM   #86 
  - spam sundae  cali   Jan-15-08 01:06 PM   #46 
  - The present vote has been explained several times on here.  Connie_Corleone   Jan-15-08 01:11 PM   #51 
  - shhh, don't confuse them with facts  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:12 PM   #54 
  - Hillary has missed 23.3%, Obama has missed over 37%.  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:13 PM   #57 
  - I'd say 23 and 37% are both pretty lousy n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:16 PM   #60 
  - 23.3, 37. Who the hell cares about percentages?  Connie_Corleone   Jan-15-08 01:26 PM   #68 
  - So did this guy: March,1968 thru June,1968  GalleryGod   Jan-15-08 01:43 PM   #88 
     - LOL...that Obama cult on full display.  rinsd   Jan-15-08 05:18 PM   #112 
  - I never heard this:  seasonedblue   Jan-15-08 05:26 PM   #118 
  - Thats not the only thing he voted present on.  William769   Jan-15-08 01:14 PM   #59 
  - Obamites pretend as if his present votes were only about abortion  jackson_dem   Jan-15-08 05:25 PM   #117 
  - still no answer to my question about what she's done for NY? (#9 above)  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:21 PM   #62 
  - Start a thread about it and you'll probably get a answer.  William769   Jan-15-08 01:22 PM   #63 
  - Here's her letter to NYers on the latest session  rinsd   Jan-15-08 01:25 PM   #66 
  - Didn't he give a bunch of free bust trips to Iowa?  William769   Jan-15-08 01:28 PM   #69 
  - What's a free bust trip?  tammywammy   Jan-15-08 01:35 PM   #78 
     - I could use a free bust about now  WesDem   Jan-15-08 03:49 PM   #103 
  - thanks for the link  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:32 PM   #74 
     - people don't value experience  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 01:51 PM   #91 
        - yeah. for some reason I thought it would be different this time. Sigh. n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-15-08 01:55 PM   #93 
  - Stats? Keeping A List & checking it TWICE !  GalleryGod   Jan-15-08 01:45 PM   #90 
  - Here's a Guy with a bad Senate record of votes in 1960  GalleryGod   Jan-15-08 01:36 PM   #82 
  - He should be campaigning from his Senate desk and no where else?  LanternWaste   Jan-15-08 03:37 PM   #97 
  - I did a comparison for my DU Journal, fwiw  WesDem   Jan-15-08 03:38 PM   #99 
     - Biden  cd3dem   Jan-15-08 03:56 PM   #104 
     - That should go in it's own post.  Bleachers7   Jan-15-08 04:12 PM   #107 
 

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