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- Aug 4, 2009
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Vote on what?Yes but, the link in the OP reads:
Optimistic outlooks aside, mathematics makes the lawmaker's absence a significant complication for his party. A leave by Luján, 49, results in Democrats having 49 votes -- 47 Dems and two independents who caucus with them -- versus 50 Republicans.
Sen. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., is expected to make a full recovery after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain after a stroke, but his uncertain timetable for a Senate return has Democrats effectively ceding the majority to Republicans temporarily.www.newsmax.com
Looks like Lujan can't vote when on medical leave so Democrats may have a problem.
Schumer will just hold up votes until he returns