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The eight senators who voted ´no´
Politico, by Kate Nocera

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/1/2013 7:08:41 AM

Here are the eight U.S. senators who voted against the bipartisan fiscal cliff deal reached by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders: Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) Sen. Tom Carper (D-Md.) Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: John c, 1/1/2013 7:12:29 AM     (No. 9092706)

This Republican votes no, also.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mws50, 1/1/2013 7:16:59 AM     (No. 9092710)

This is a typical stupid response from a typically tone-deaf group of prima-donna´s.

Cut spending, a lot! Just how hard is that to understand?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: right-turn, 1/1/2013 7:21:50 AM     (No. 9092715)

A lousy bill passed by similar senators. Why can they be so stupid and .. make that STUPID .... and still be voted into office by voters even more stupid.

Where are the cuts in spending? Spending is going up not down!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DWIM, 1/1/2013 7:25:45 AM     (No. 9092718)

I see our tone-deaf TN Senators voted for the bill. Toss ´em.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/1/2013 7:27:04 AM     (No. 9092719)

This is a bad deal, no cuts. Make this Administration and Senate actually pass a budget for once. Even if its not "politically advantageous" for Harry Reid.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 1/1/2013 7:29:22 AM     (No. 9092721)

Very disappointing not to see Sen Toomey as a NO. I may have to rethink any future support or vote for him on his next election. I did not vote for someone to follow the pack.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/1/2013 7:45:17 AM     (No. 9092737)

The three democrats who voted no must have predominately conservative constituents.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickeymat, 1/1/2013 7:50:46 AM     (No. 9092742)

I fear Senator Harkin is not upset with less tax cuts. He likely voted no because he wanted to spend more.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 1/1/2013 8:09:07 AM     (No. 9092763)

So, Portman voted for this mess? Lord help us.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snapper451, 1/1/2013 8:18:45 AM     (No. 9092775)

I hope the Tea Party members in the House vote this down. Let´s go at it now and see if the American people really want socialism.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: The Other Guy, 1/1/2013 9:10:16 AM     (No. 9092845)

Happy and proud to see that one of my two senators, Rand Paul, was one of them. Now, if we Kentuckians can just replace Mitch with a conservative who has a spine it´ll help win the war.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/1/2013 9:16:22 AM     (No. 9092854)

The list of eight American patriots fighting against the tyrannical tide of this socialist regime...don´t bend!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: melanie, 1/1/2013 9:53:37 AM     (No. 9092924)

The strange political mix of these eight senators shows what lousy legislation comes our way. They don´t agree on taxes and spending, they just want more or less of each, depending on their political persuasion. This mixture denotes chaos...lots and more of it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Nimby, 1/1/2013 10:18:13 AM     (No. 9092965)

I have stopped supporting the Republican Party. I support individual campaigns of those I deem to be holding conservative principles.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bassman, 1/1/2013 10:34:05 AM     (No. 9092994)

Rubio/Paul 2016!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: wtm, 1/1/2013 11:01:07 AM     (No. 9093047)

What happened to the rest of the Republican Senators ?????

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/1/2013 11:05:19 AM     (No. 9093060)

My dream is that the makers in this country finally decide enough, and push the bustards over the cliff. ALL of them who refuse to fix the problem. Addicted to spending our money..but soon it will be gone.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: pickle1, 1/1/2013 11:07:21 AM     (No. 9093064)

This is getting old. It was politically planned.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 1/1/2013 11:32:28 AM     (No. 9093105)

We have seen this same second rate congressional comedy acted out many times in Washington.

1 - Create a crisis through inaction on a real problem

2 - Drag out the solution to the last second of the last minute

3 - Patch together an agreement to evade the immediate crisis

4 - Leave the original problem unaddressed which creates another crisis down the road

5 - Pat each other on the back and declare themselves to be bipartisan statesman

6 - Gang up on anyone who dares tell the truth




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Reply 20 - Posted by: MOSwas71331, 1/1/2013 11:35:42 AM     (No. 9093110)

Senator Bennet (D) of Colorado was hand picked by 0bama to push the Anointed One´s proposals for all he, Bennet, was worth. Bennet voting against 0bama´s wishes could only happen if Bennet misunderstood the phone call from the White House or Bennet realized the deal would pass without his vote so he could gain some phony credentials by pretending to be independent of 0bama.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: bmw50, 1/1/2013 12:48:32 PM     (No. 9093246)

Democrats will never cut spending, NEVER, it´s their bread and butter, it´s how they get elected, buying votes with taxes and adding to the national debt. For them, cutting spending is cutting your own throat. They will never do it unless they are in the minority and forced to... and that takes Americans who are responsible to vote them out of office. That will never happen either since Democrats have learned how to Game the System; make enough people dependent on them.
With half this nation on the government dole, spending will never be curbed and the cliff will always be looming around the corner until we finally collapse. There just isn´t enough decent responsible people left in this nation.


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Reply 22 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/1/2013 1:42:57 PM     (No. 9093328)

Just one player short of the ANTI-Washington-Senators. Now they need to line up a pitcher.
Since they can think for themselves, they don´t need a manager.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Roll Tide, 1/1/2013 2:04:46 PM     (No. 9093337)

More power to these brave people who voted their conscience. I just wish a representative of MY state had had the courage to stand up for the interest of his constituants.

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