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.

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.

Posted by Orrin Judd at February 13, 2009 3:23 PM
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