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question everything Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-03-09 12:48 PM
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9. Not senators, they are not
Not even the Democratic ones. They are elected by their constituents, not "at the pleasure of the President."

But, of course, you know that.
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  -Dear V,P. Biden: When you administer the oath of office question everything  Feb-03-09 12:14 PM   #0 
  - In earlier DU arguments...  JuniperLea   Feb-03-09 12:15 PM   #1 
  - For all nominations?  question everything   Feb-03-09 12:18 PM   #3 
     - They serve at the pleasure of the President.  onehandle   Feb-03-09 12:23 PM   #6 
     - Not senators, they are not  question everything   Feb-03-09 12:48 PM   #9 
     - I meant his nominees, not Senators.  onehandle   Feb-03-09 12:58 PM   #11 
     - Read reply 8  Ocracoker16   Feb-03-09 12:56 PM   #10 
        - If they want to work for him, they'll do what he says.  onehandle   Feb-03-09 01:00 PM   #13 
     - Each individual has the say in if it's included... eom  JuniperLea   Feb-03-09 03:52 PM   #19 
  - How do you know they weren't given a choice before taking it? n/t  firedupdem   Feb-03-09 12:17 PM   #2 
  - I don't. Were they? I would like to know  question everything   Feb-03-09 12:20 PM   #5 
  - So you don't know...okay, just checking. n/t  firedupdem   Feb-03-09 12:25 PM   #7 
  - They probably are ..  ronnykmarshall   Feb-03-09 01:02 PM   #16 
     - what was I thinking?  firedupdem   Feb-03-09 01:04 PM   #17 
  - Times like these and this athiest will pray to any god that will listen. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-03-09 12:20 PM   #4 
  - Biden is correct in the use of "so help me god"  Ocracoker16   Feb-03-09 12:28 PM   #8 
  - The Senate oath is not in the Constitution. It was established by an act of Congress.  Occam Bandage   Feb-03-09 12:59 PM   #12 
     - that is what I meant but thank you  Ocracoker16   Feb-03-09 01:02 PM   #15 
     - Didn't know that! Thanks for this info. n/t  firedupdem   Feb-03-09 01:06 PM   #18 
  - Oh jesus!  ronnykmarshall   Feb-03-09 01:01 PM   #14 

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