Republicans who voted For:
- Mary Bono Mack, CA-45
- Mike Castle, DE
- Mark Steven Kirk, IL-10
- Leonard Lance, NJ-7
- Frank LoBiondo, NJ-2
- John McHugh, NY-23
- Dave Reichert, WA-8
- Chris Smit, NJ-4
If you are a constituent of any of the above, you may wish to express your displeasure at their voting for a bill that will do nothing to prevent climate change but will saddle American's with thousands more in tax increases and job losses. Contact links for each member are available on their web page linked above.
Not Voting were:
Constitutents of Jeff Flake may wish to inquire why he was not able to vote today. Cong. Sullivan was on one month's leave for treatment of an alcohol addiction. It's interesting to note that Cong. Patrick Kennedy (D-MA) was taken out of alcohol rehab for the purposes of voting. Dems apparently felt passing this bill was more important, or perhaps more doable, than sobering up a Kennedy.
300 Page Amendment to 1200 Page Bill Added at 3:09AM
House GOP Leader John Boehner (OH) describes the rush Democrats imposed on consideration of this bill so that few would have the chance to read it and object:
Dems had 30 years to write this bill, but left only hours to read it or debate it.
Graphic from House Leader Boehner's blog shows complexity of Democrat bill: