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Tag Archives: U.S. House Roll Call Votes

Last week (May 13th-17th) in Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted

Excerpt: Find out how our region's United States Representatives and Senators voted in this installment of our recurring feature Last Week in Congress.
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Last week (May 6th-11th) in Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted

Excerpt: Happy Mother's Day! Find out how our region's United States Representatives and Senators voted with our new recurring feature, Last Week in Congress.
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House Democrats use their new majority to pass bills to reopen the federal government

Excerpt: The House acted on two bills: one to re-open and fund the government until September (H. R. 21) and one to fund the Department of Homeland Security without money for a border wall (H. J. Res 1). Each passed easily.
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U.S. House passes ill-conceived bill to gut the Antiquities Act, which allows presidents to designate national monuments

Excerpt: Acting as if they don’t have anything better to do (and they certainly do!) the Republican “leadership” in the U.S. House of Representatives today engineered a vote on a bill that would gut the Antiquities Act, legislation dating back the early 1900s that allows presidents to designate national monuments. As Ken Burns and his team […]
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U.S. House endangers digital freedom by passing CISPA for the second year in a row

Excerpt: Ignoring a veto threat from President Barack Obama, the U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass Republican Congressman Mike Rogers’ Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA, for the second year in a row. The vote on final passage, which happened this morning, was two hundred and eighty-eight to one hundred […]
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