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Davis_X_Machina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 05:53 PM
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33. You're dealing with people here...
...who can't -- or won't -- distinguish between the majority needed to carry the main motion, in this case to pass a bill, which needs a minimum of 51 votes (or 50 plus the VP if a tie -- the VP can't vote unless there's a tie), and the motion to end debate -- cloture -- which needs 60. (It was 67 not too long ago...)

Willful ignorance.
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