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We Stopped the War Funding!

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On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted No and blocked Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest proposal to throw another $165 billion into the occupation of Iraq.  This happened in large part because ordinary citizens pressured their representatives to vote No.  In the final count 149 Democrats voted No, 132 Republicans voted Present (neither Yes nor No), 12 members did not vote, and only 141 voted Yes.  Here's the roll call:

 

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David Swanson is the author of "When the World Outlawed War," "War Is A Lie" and "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union." He blogs at http://davidswanson.org and http://warisacrime.org and works for the online (more...)
 
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132 Repubs voting "present" (abstaining)... by Richard Mynick on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 8:12:14 PM
With GOP, there is always a greedy, greasy, d... by Amanda Lang on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 9:59:22 PM
done by the R's, not by the D's. The Dems ... by Richard Mynick on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 10:00:23 PM
This piece might help you further flesh out your t... by Amanda Lang on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 10:17:57 PM
without argument, as far as the Repubs'&n... by Richard Mynick on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 10:54:18 PM
Obviously, the Repubs voted against it because of ... by Viki_FL on Friday, May 16, 2008 at 6:35:15 AM
And pigs are flyin'.  Like the above comm... by Roger on Friday, May 16, 2008 at 8:15:48 AM
     Read this and see ho... by Wolfie on Friday, May 16, 2008 at 12:10:25 PM
thought they could get a number of their wish-list... by Douglas Smyth on Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 9:25:06 PM