Friday, February 13, 2009

House Passes Stimulus Bill; GOP Holds

NO GOP support for HR 1, the trillion-dollar spending plan

246 YES

183 NO (176 R, 7 D)

1 present (Lipinski)

7 Dems voted NO (Bright, DeFazio, Griffith, Minnick, Peterson, Shuler, Taylor)

No Republicans voted yes

There were 2 Republicans gone: John Campbell (medical reasons) Chris Lee (NY plane crash in his district)

Senate expected to vote on Stimulus Bill at 5pm Eastern.  If it passes, God help our country.

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