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PolitiFact: Group says Connie Mack has passed only one bill in Congress in seven years

Woody Allen once said 80 percent of success is showing up.

And that’s the point American Bridge 21st Century, a Democratic super PAC, makes in a farcical online video that criticizes U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV for a shabby attendance record, and for not getting much done.

"Connie Mack: Only one bill passed in seven years," says the video, which features a bummed out Florida family (presumably actors) unable to find Mack in Washington. "You think we’ll see him next time, pa?" says a disappointed child.

"Connie Mack: If he doesn’t show up for work now, why elect him senator?" the video continues.

Mack’s missed votes have made news for several months as he prepares for a likely November face-off with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. PolitiFact found that although he’s not the most representative representative (sorry!), his attendance record is better than opponents have claimed.

But did Mack really pass just one bill since he was elected in 2005?

See story here.

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Saving Florida's Future

What does Connie Mack do besides show up for Red Carpet events in California when he should be voting on Bills in Congress?

whasup

Well ... one doesn't expect the spawn of the aristocracy and scion of the political establishment to actually DO something in Congress, does one?

That sort of "work" is for the little people to handle.

Little Lord Cornelius McGillicuddy IV has one important job in the political pantheon of Florida Reps. in the Congress:

Like an Irish setter, he's supposed to just sit there and look pretty.

gb

Congressman Mack will be one of the few republican candidates I, as a republican, WILL NOT VOTE FOR. The record he has is about as bad as it can get. Asking for votes with this record? are you kidding me?

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