60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.
Florida is once again the site of questionable Republican voting practices.
House republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012....Last year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Republicans’ proposed cuts to her department would be “detrimental to America’s national security” — a charge Republicans rejected. Ryan, Issa and other House Republicans voted for an amendment in 2009 to cut $1.2 billion from State operations, including funds for 300 more diplomatic…
Senate File 471 was approved 32-19 sending it to the Iowa House where it faces an uncertain future. All 29 Republicans voted for the ban and they were joined by two Democrats and one independent. A similar bill did not advance in the House earlier ...and more
PP: Republicans somehow feel the image portrayed by sheep herders two thousand years ago of women being subservient to men should be reinstated as the norm. May I suggest republicans voted out of office become the new norm.
Exactly what it is. Please vote blue and give Obama a congress that will work with him. Encourage others to do the same.
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229 Republicans Voted Last Night to Prevent You from Ever Seeing Donald Trump's Tax Returns
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