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notesdev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-30-08 06:23 PM
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9. Article 1, section 5
"Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members,..."

The Senate can choose not to seat him if that is their will.
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  -Seat or not Seat Burris? itsrobert  Dec-30-08 05:44 PM   #0 
  - Ain't gonna happen.  faygokid   Dec-30-08 05:45 PM   #1 
  - He's tainted. This is Blagojevich's last "FUCK YOU" to Illinois, the USA and the world.  Taverner   Dec-30-08 05:47 PM   #2 
  - When Plaxico gets out of jail, let HIM decide  SoCalDem   Dec-30-08 05:47 PM   #3 
  - 1. If the Illinois gov has the power to name an interim replacement...  trof   Dec-30-08 05:50 PM   #4 
  - Theoretically the Senate can refuse to seat a would-be senator.  TheWraith   Dec-30-08 06:38 PM   #12 
  - Follow the Constitution  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-30-08 05:51 PM   #5 
  - BINGO!  ashling   Dec-30-08 06:02 PM   #7 
     - Seconded  LBJDemocrat   Dec-30-08 06:20 PM   #8 
     - by that logic Bush  ProdigalJunkMail   Dec-30-08 06:23 PM   #10 
     - Never confuse 'right', or 'justice' with THE LAW.  trof   Dec-30-08 06:27 PM   #11 
     - and he will.. His Poppy "gifted" Clinton with Somalia  SoCalDem   Dec-30-08 06:43 PM   #13 
     - That's my opinion as well.  femmocrat   Dec-30-08 07:23 PM   #21 
        - Especially since he is probably just a placeholder  dansolo   Dec-30-08 09:10 PM   #23 
     - Article 1, section 5  notesdev   Dec-30-08 06:23 PM   #9 
        - There was no election, so there will be no returns to judge  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-30-08 06:58 PM   #15 
           - Tsk, tsk. This is DU, where we do not allow facts get in the way of opinions. n/t  elocs   Dec-30-08 07:16 PM   #19 
           - Meet Theodore Bilbo  notesdev   Dec-30-08 08:36 PM   #22 
  - I agree with Obama.  Veganistan   Dec-30-08 05:52 PM   #6 
  - Me too....and frankly find it shocking that the majority of DUers who responded to this poll  rvablue   Dec-30-08 06:47 PM   #14 
     - On what grounds would they keep him out?  Bonn1997   Dec-30-08 07:05 PM   #16 
        - There would be no need to have an "open seat" if the corrupt and hubris-filled  rvablue   Dec-30-08 11:21 PM   #25 
  - I have no respect for Blago. BUT they should seat him provisionally - & hold a special election  camera__obscura   Dec-30-08 07:08 PM   #17 
  - But then they winner of that election would have to run for relection in 2010  dansolo   Dec-30-08 09:15 PM   #24 
  - i'm leaning toward "seat the guy"  pitohui   Dec-30-08 07:11 PM   #18 
  - No, do not seat him. And as Burris himself said, this isn't about him.  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-30-08 07:19 PM   #20 

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