“It allowed the body to invoke “cloture” to close off debate, but it set a high standard: It required a two-thirds supermajority of senators present and voting—generally sixty-seven votes.”
“Instead, we proposed reducing the threshold from two-thirds to three-fifths—that is, from sixty-seven votes to sixty, if all senators were present.”
“To get past them we would need a two-thirds majority—sixty-seven votes, if all senators were present and voting—the supermajority required to invoke cloture and end their filibuster.”
“At some point following the Diamond Jubilee in 2012—perhaps upon her own ninetieth birthday in 2016—she would agree to step aside allowing Charles to become king at last at age sixty-seven—still making him the oldest person ever to assume the throne, although at an age when he might still leave his mark on history.”
“There are now more than twenty different “instruments” (questionnaires) out there—from the Texas Revised Inventory of Grief to the Hogan Grief Reaction Checklist—with anywhere from six to sixty-seven different “items” (symptoms) on them, such as “I have little control over my sadness” or “I frequently feel bitter” or “I am stronger because of the grief I have experienced.””
“Told me to give Dad a message about how he owed Joey T sixty-seven dollars.”
“That sixty-seven point gap is almost unheard of in public opinion data.”
“Here are the notes and mortgages," said Porportuk, "for fifteen thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven dollars and seventy-five cents.”
“Fifteen thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven dollars and seventy-five cents," he read with careful precision.”
“Fifteen thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven dollars and seventy-five cents," Porportuk corrected.”
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