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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-19-06 08:27 PM
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1. There was another bill that passed and Peter King was the only Senator
therre! I can't recall what it was but it was about 6 moths ago. I assume, because of that, it takes a majority of the Senators present.
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  -How many Senators does it take to pass a bill in the Senate? Eric J in MN  May-19-06 08:24 PM   #0 
  - There was another bill that passed and Peter King was the only Senator  napi21   May-19-06 08:27 PM   #1 
  - No 51 I think  NJ Democrats   May-19-06 08:28 PM   #2 
  - Not as many as it takes to screw in a lightbulb. n/t  valerief   May-19-06 08:32 PM   #3 
  - 'A majority of members present' is how the rules read.  TomInTib   May-19-06 08:51 PM   #4 
  - 50 Republicans and Joe Lieberman  Generic Brad   May-19-06 09:03 PM   #5 
  - Any Senator COULD have stopped this bill by simply objecting  Freddie Stubbs   May-19-06 09:08 PM   #6 
 

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