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  • The nays and yeas were evenly split while the vast majority either weren't aware of the so-called Psychic Tipster or couldn't care less.
  • Money bills may originate in either house, but at the final vote on such a bill in either house three-fifths of the members elected to that house must be present and the yeas and nays must be recorded; bills entailing appropriations for local or private purposes must receive a two-thirds majority to pass.
  • The constitution provides that no bill or joint resolution shall pass either house except by an affirmative vote of a majority of all the members elected to that house and requires that on the final vote the yeas and nays be recorded.
  • In February 1780 he withdrew from Congress because of its refusal to respond to his call for the yeas and nays.
  • " The returns showed 10,393 yeas to 6501 nays, but they also showed that less than one-half the full vote had been cast.
 

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