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cosmicdot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-28-07 01:13 AM
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80. actually, she did vote for the 2001 bankruptcy bill
S. 420, the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001

Fitzgerald, Senator at the time (IL) purposely didn't vote because of his family's ties to banking. I tipped my hat for that action. Boxer didn't vote. 83 yeas, 15 nays

http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/r...

I don't know the particulars of why that billed didn't move forward. Maybe it was the sharks in the waters off of Florida. Maybe held up in committee?

Some information may be found here (Thomas - Library of Congress):
http://tinyurl.com/39j5bp

a preview TinyURL:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/39j5bp

don't know if the 2001 bill differed from the 2005 version (if it did)

25 voted against it this time - and, as you pointed out, Clinton didn't vote
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/r...


For another vote scoring source:

Senate 2006 out of a total scoring range of +500 to -500 score, Clinton scored a 0 (Feingold scored +280)
http://patrickhenrythinktank.org/sen06score6.html

Senate 2005 out of +500 to -500 socre, Clinton scored +35 (Boxer had +152.5)
http://patrickhenrythinktank.org/sen-score7.html

guess it all depends on who/what is scoring and what votes they are scoring

if it's only high visibility votes, one can be careful to vote 'right'

if votes on judicial and other appointments, cloture votes, resolutions, etc., aren't scored, something important might be missed in a rating score
... I'm sure our Senators on both sides of the aisle are savvy enough to know who is grading what particular votes, and plan accordingly

does Progressive Punch score judicial appointees of Bu$h?
i.e. 9/5/06: Roll Call 231 was the approval of right-wing, anti-human rights judge Kimberly Ann Moore to be a Circuit Judge. Clinton voted to confirm.

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