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Monday, 01 August 2011 23:41
Louisiana U.S. House Of Representatives Split On Debt Ceiling Vote
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Debt CeilingThe Louisiana Congressional Delegation was mixed in its vote on the U.S. Debt ceiling on Monday. The vote was four votes in favor and three votes against the legislation passed by the House.

 Monday’s roll call to raise the debt ceiling and to prevent an immediate government default was 269-161.

A total of 95 Democrats and 174 Republicans voted in favor of the legislation while 95 Democrats and 66 Republicans voted no.

The U.S. Senate will take up the legislation on Tuesday and if it should pass, the bill will rapidly pass to President Obama for his signature.

Here’s how they voted:

Democrats — Richmond, Y.

Republicans —
Alexander, Y;

Boustany, Y;

Cassidy, Y;

Fleming, N;

Landry, N;

Scalise, N.

Question: Are you happy with the way your Congressman voted?

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