The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to pay for wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Maine's two Democratic Party congress persons Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud voted in favor of the war money.
The measure passed 395-34 with almost no debate.
Those voting NO on the military budget and war funding bill were (23 Dems and 11 Repubs):
It's a sad day for Maine's peace loving people. Our congress persons say they are opposed to Obama's war surge but then vote for it. Typical cynical political manipulation of voters. Most folks don't pay close enough attention and will never know how they voted.
The political hacks count on that.