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  •  But who's behind it? (1+ / 0-)
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    And BTW, the Senate doesn't have a quorum at present.

    "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

    by elwior on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 01:37:09 PM PST

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    •  The Senate has a quorum except (2+ / 0-)
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      JVolvo, Lujane

      for budget bills.  The quorum is generally a majority but for budget bills it is 3/5ths.

      Further, the one thing a non-quorum is empowered to do is to exercise the power of the Senate to obtain a quorum.

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