Rubio misses 99 votes
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Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioAnother VPOTUS tries for POTUS: What does history tell us? Tensions swirl around Iran as administration to brief Congress Tensions swirl around Iran as administration to brief Congress MORE (R-Fla.) has missed a greater percentage of votes over the course of his career than anyone else in the upper chamber, according to an analysis posted Tuesday by the news site Vocativ and

They found that the possible 2016 presidential candidate's absentee rate was 8.3 percent, since he missed 99 of his 1,198 opportunities to vote. He was closely followed by Sen. Jerry MoranGerald (Jerry) MoranOn The Money: Judge upholds House subpoena for Trump financial records | Trump vows to appeal ruling by 'Obama-appointed judge' | Canada, Mexico lift retaliatory tariffs on US | IRS audit rate falls GOP senator calls for resolution of trade dispute: 'Farmers and ranchers are hurting' Frustrated GOP senators want answers from Trump on Iran MORE (R-Kan.), who missed 8.01 percent of votes, and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), who missed 6.83 percent.

In the House, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) had the highest absence rate. He has missed 16.34 percent of the 27,195 opportunities he has had to vote over the course of his career, according to the analysis. The average absentee rate in the house was 2.8 percent.

Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump says no legislation until Dems end probes Amash says some Republicans privately sympathize with Trump impeachment comments Rand Paul splits with Amash on Trump impeachment MORE (R-Mich.) and Rep. Steve WomackStephen (Steve) Allen WomackCBO: Medicare for All gives 'many more' coverage but 'potentially disruptive' Conservatives ask White House to abandon Amazon talks over Pentagon contract Overnight Health Care: House Dems introduce moderate Medicare expansion plan | CBO releases analysis on single payer | Sanders knocks Biden health care plan MORE (R-Ark.) both have perfect attendance rates.
Republicans were more likely to have missed votes in the Senate, the analysis found, and Democrats were more likely to have missed votes in the House. It's not entirely surprising that members of the minority party would miss more votes than lawmakers from the majority, since they have less of an incentive to pass bills.