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Arkana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-14-09 06:46 PM
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8. 70-74.
Even if the GOPers don't want to vote against her, their horrible racist constituents will punish them if they don't. I can foresee a few of them jumping ship and voting for her but the others will become martyrs for the cause.
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  -How many votes will Sotomayor obtain from the full Senate? usregimechange  Jul-14-09 06:26 PM   #0 
  - I will guess 71 votes.  usregimechange   Jul-14-09 06:27 PM   #1 
  - I think you're probably right  customerserviceguy   Jul-14-09 06:30 PM   #3 
  - Over 70. I'm gonna say 73. n/t  Mojambo   Jul-14-09 06:29 PM   #2 
  - I said 95. I can see no political advantage to voting against her. nt  imdjh   Jul-14-09 06:34 PM   #4 
  - The base can not handle that. They'll go berserk.  AlinPA   Jul-14-09 07:11 PM   #11 
     - Where else are they going to go? The Constitution Party?  imdjh   Jul-14-09 07:14 PM   #12 
        - Their vote against her will be primarily ideology and to placate the base.  AlinPA   Jul-14-09 07:16 PM   #14 
  - I think they'll blink. I went high - around 80.  BlooInBloo   Jul-14-09 06:35 PM   #5 
  - 77 is my bet  ThomWV   Jul-14-09 06:39 PM   #6 
  - 78. nt  babylonsister   Jul-14-09 06:44 PM   #7 
  - 70-74.  Arkana   Jul-14-09 06:46 PM   #8 
  - No way any repukes will vote against the first nominee of this president. 95+  timeforpeace   Jul-14-09 07:07 PM   #9 
  - I'm hoping that there won't be a filibuster. If the Democrats can keep everyone  AlinPA   Jul-14-09 07:09 PM   #10 
  - 80+  TheCowsCameHome   Jul-14-09 07:15 PM   #13 
  - All my guesses tend to be long-shots. I'll go with 72.  saltpoint   Jul-14-09 07:28 PM   #15 
  - 57 - 59. But she will not be fillibustered.  D23MIURG23   Jul-14-09 07:45 PM   #16 

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