February 13, 2009
WHO VOTED PRESENT?:
House Passes Stimulus Bill Without Republican Support
Senate to Vote Later Friday (GREG HITT, 2/13/09, WSJ)
Seven Democrats voted with 176 Republicans against the package. A Senate vote is expected as soon as late Friday.Posted by Orrin Judd at February 13, 2009 3:23 PM
Sen. Edward Kennedy, battling brain cancer, will miss the vote, according to the Associated Press. Kennedy spokeswoman Melissa Wagoner said Friday that Sen. Kennedy was continuing his treatment and physical rehabilitation.