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Comment: Thanks. I looked earlier

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Thanks. I looked earlier

Thanks. I looked earlier today and found nothing other than voice vote brief mention.

Perhaps some on your list would be good to ask to introduce and support "One Subject at a Time Act" (OSTA).

Congress routinely passes unpopular laws by combining them with completely unrelated bills that have majority support. For example . . .

The REAL ID Act, which was designed to create a national ID card, had so little support in the Senate that it couldn't even be brought to a vote. A national ID card was opposed by a majority of the Senate, and historically, by the vast majority of the American people, but now it is the law of the land.

How did this happen?

It happened because House and Senate leaders attached the REAL ID Act to legislation the Senate was afraid to oppose, the "Emergency, Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief." (May, 2005)

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