Numbers: Jul. 31, 2006

45% Percentage of the $420 million charged to government-issued credit cards by Homeland Security staff in the wake of Katrina and Rita that wasn't authorized in advance, according to a government audit

$68,000 Charge for 8,000 dog bootees, which went unused

$7,000 Cost of iPods bought by Secret Service officers for "data storage"

1 Number of bills vetoed by George W. Bush, the fewest of any President since James Garfield, who served for only four months in 1881 and vetoed none

7 Number of Presidents--including John Adams and Thomas Jefferson--who never vetoed a bill

635 Number of vetoes by Franklin Delano...

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