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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:51 PM
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how does one post links to house bills???
Everytime I try to post a link to a bill, the html screws up because the thomas.loc.gov site puts a : after the link.

For example:
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c109:H.R.5970:
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:53 PM
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1. When using Thomas for a link,
...I recommend the "Printer Friendly Display."

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/C?c109:./temp/~c109...
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:57 PM
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4. thanks, that works for me
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:28 PM
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7. Now that expired. Just put the bill text in your post. NT
Edited on Thu Aug-03-06 06:29 PM by Eric J in MN
NT
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rzemanfl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:53 PM
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2. Link seems to work to a page from which one can get the bill. n/t
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:54 PM
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3. weird, sometimes it doesnt work for me
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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:57 PM
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5. didn't work, delete
Edited on Thu Aug-03-06 05:58 PM by uppityperson
odd
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:58 PM
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6. yeah thats where my links always go
That damn : is missing from your link now.

The printer friendly link works thou.
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