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7. Why? nt
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  -It would be unconstitutional for the Senate to seat Burris Freddie Stubbs  Jan-06-09 10:15 AM   #0 
  - Thanks Freddie for a the FACT update......we need more of it when it comes to this issue. n/t  rvablue   Jan-06-09 10:17 AM   #1 
  - Thanks for that  Bluzmann57   Jan-06-09 10:21 AM   #2 
  - It would be unconstitutional to seat Franken, too  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 10:22 AM   #3 
     - so what is holding up Pawlenty, Franken won fair and square.  alyce douglas   Jan-06-09 10:35 AM   #8 
        - He cannot sign it under the law  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 10:40 AM   #12 
           - so this falls on Coleman again, and to realize he has lost.  alyce douglas   Jan-06-09 10:50 AM   #14 
              - HE has a legal right to contest the election  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 10:54 AM   #16 
  - It's time for our state legislature to direct an election for the seat  frazzled   Jan-06-09 10:31 AM   #4 
  - White needs to be tossed on the street.  Blarch   Jan-06-09 10:33 AM   #5 
  - Why? nt  Seen the light   Jan-06-09 10:34 AM   #7 
  - By law, he has to sign the certificate.  Blarch   Jan-06-09 10:37 AM   #9 
     - Until the ILSC rules he has to sign it, he doesn't have to sign anything  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 10:39 AM   #11 
        - "a check on the appointment" ????  Blarch   Jan-06-09 10:57 AM   #17 
           - The statute is vague enough that this is what will be argued  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 11:03 AM   #19 
  - No he doesn't "have to sign it"  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 10:39 AM   #10 
  - Here is the rub, it was reported that Blagojevich has a number of generic certificates. . .  wndycty   Jan-06-09 10:41 AM   #13 
     - Link please  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 10:53 AM   #15 
        - Yes he does, but since you don't believe me without a link I will attempt to find  wndycty   Jan-06-09 10:58 AM   #18 
           - Still working on the link (I messaged a reporter friend who will help) but it appears. . .  wndycty   Jan-06-09 11:12 AM   #20 
  - Which is why we have courts for that sort of thing  Hippo_Tron   Jan-06-09 10:12 PM   #22 
  - thanks for the information.  alyce douglas   Jan-06-09 10:34 AM   #6 
  - He has already stated that he will not certify anyone appointed by Blago  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-06-09 10:08 PM   #21 
     - The courts will probably say that he doesn't have the power not to sign it  Hippo_Tron   Jan-06-09 10:15 PM   #23 
  - Not really. The Senate could seat either Franken or Burris if it wished  tritsofme   Jan-06-09 11:37 PM   #24 

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