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I’m sure you’ve heard the Woody Allen quote that 80% of success is showing up. While merely showing up — to work, to an audition, to a date, etc. — won’t guarantee success, it’s certainly a prerequisite.
With an ongoing war in Iraq, $4 a gallon gasoline, Midwest floods, a credit crunch and creeping inflation, rest assured, our congressmen have their eyes on the ball. By a vote of 302-96 last week, the House of Representatives passed the Captive Primate Safety Act, a bold step on the road to outlawing pet monkeys. The House bill boasts 26 co-sponsors, including three from Illinois, Republican Mark Kirk and Democrats Jan Schakowsky and Luis Gutierrez. The Senate is expected to take up the companion bill in the next few weeks.
H. Con. Res. 398 Providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses. (On the Concurrent Resolution)
Declares that, when the Senate recesses or adjourns on any day from Friday, August 1, 2008, through Friday, September 5, 2008, it stand recessed or adjourned until noon on Monday, September 8, 2008.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 3001 )
Jul 30, 2008 11:50 AM Absent Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3335
Cloture Motion Rejected 51-43, 6 not voting (3/5 required)
I’m sure you’ve heard the Woody Allen quote that 80% of success is showing up.
You need to cite which votes he's missed and their importance to the U.S. before anyone will take this seriously.
Originally posted by Andrew E. Wiggin
So, by them not doing what we nominated them to do - they are doing us a favor?
I hardly grasp that concept...