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Murtha Slap Voted Down On Party Lines

From his fans at the Associated Press:


House Roll Call: Murtha reprimand

By The Associated Press

The 219-189 roll call Tuesday by which the House defeated a motion to reprimand a Democratic member.

A “yes” vote is a vote to table or defeat the motion.

Voting yes were 218 Democrats and 1 Republican.

Voting no were 2 Democrats and 187 Republicans.

X denotes those not voting.

Present denotes those who voted they were “present” at the time of the vote but did not vote yes or no on the issue.

There are 2 vacancies in the 435-member House.

ALABAMA

Democrats — Cramer, Y; Davis, Y.

Republicans — Aderholt, N; Bachus, N; Bonner, Present; Everett, N; Rogers, N.

ALASKA

Republicans — Young, N.

ARIZONA

Democrats — Giffords, Y; Grijalva, Y; Mitchell, Y; Pastor, Y.

Republicans — Flake, N; Franks, N; Renzi, N; Shadegg, N.

ARKANSAS

Democrats — Berry, Y; Ross, Y; Snyder, Present.

Republicans — Boozman, N.

CALIFORNIA

Democrats — Baca, Y; Becerra, Y; Berman, Y; Capps, Y; Cardoza, Y; Costa, Y; Davis, Y; Eshoo, Y; Farr, Y; Filner, Y; Harman, Y; Honda, Y; Lantos, Y; Lee, Y; Lofgren, Zoe, Y; Matsui, Y; McNerney, Y; Miller, George, Y; Napolitano, Y; Pelosi, X (the speaker by tradition often does not vote); Roybal-Allard, Present; Sanchez, Linda T., Y; Sanchez, Loretta, Y; Schiff, Y; Sherman, Y; Solis, Y; Stark, Y; Tauscher, Y; Thompson, Y; Waters, Y; Watson, Y; Waxman, Y; Woolsey, Y.

Republicans — Bilbray, N; Bono, N; Calvert, N; Campbell, N; Doolittle, N; Dreier, N; Gallegly, N; Herger, N; Hunter, X; Issa, N; Lewis, N; Lungren, Daniel E., N; McCarthy, N; McKeon, N; Miller, Gary, N; Nunes, N; Radanovich, N; Rohrabacher, N; Royce, N.

COLORADO

Democrats — DeGette, X; Perlmutter, Y; Salazar, Y; Udall, Y.

Republicans — Lamborn, N; Musgrave, N; Tancredo, N.

CONNECTICUT

Democrats — Courtney, Y; DeLauro, Y; Larson, Y; Murphy, Y.

Republicans — Shays, X.

DELAWARE

Republicans — Castle, N.

FLORIDA

Democrats — Boyd, Y; Brown, Corrine, X; Castor, Y; Hastings, Y; Klein, Y; Mahoney, Y; Meek, Y; Wasserman Schultz, Y; Wexler, Y.

Republicans — Bilirakis, N; Brown-Waite, Ginny, N; Buchanan, N; Crenshaw, N; Diaz-Balart, L., N; Diaz-Balart, M., N; Feeney, N; Keller, N; Mack, N; Mica, N; Miller, N; Putnam, X; Ros-Lehtinen, N; Stearns, N; Weldon, N; Young, N.

GEORGIA

Democrats — Barrow, Y; Bishop, Y; Johnson, Y; Lewis, Y; Marshall, Y; Scott, Y.

Republicans — Deal, N; Gingrey, N; Kingston, N; Linder, N; Price, N; Westmoreland, N.

HAWAII

Democrats — Abercrombie, Y; Hirono, Y.

IDAHO

Republicans — Sali, N; Simpson, N.

ILLINOIS

Democrats — Bean, Y; Costello, Y; Davis, Y; Emanuel, Y; Gutierrez, Y; Hare, Y; Jackson, Y; Lipinski, Y; Rush, Y; Schakowsky, Y.

Republicans — Biggert, N; Hastert, N; Johnson, N; Kirk, X; LaHood, N; Manzullo, N; Roskam, N; Shimkus, N; Weller, N.

INDIANA

Democrats — Carson, Y; Donnelly, Y; Ellsworth, Y; Hill, Y; Visclosky, Y.

Republicans — Burton, N; Buyer, N; Pence, N; Souder, N.

IOWA

Democrats — Boswell, Y; Braley, Y; Loebsack, Y.

Republicans — King, N; Latham, N.

KANSAS

Democrats — Boyda, Y; Moore, Y.

Republicans — Moran, N; Tiahrt, N.

KENTUCKY

Democrats — Chandler, Y; Yarmuth, Y.

Republicans — Davis, N; Lewis, N; Rogers, N; Whitfield, N.

LOUISIANA

Democrats — Jefferson, Y; Melancon, Y.

Republicans — Alexander, N; Baker, N; Boustany, N; Jindal, N; McCrery, N.

MAINE

Democrats — Allen, Y; Michaud, Y.

MARYLAND

Democrats — Cummings, Y; Hoyer, Y; Ruppersberger, Y; Sarbanes, Y; Van Hollen, Y; Wynn, Y.

Republicans — Bartlett, N; Gilchrest, Present.

MASSACHUSETTS

Democrats — Capuano, Y; Delahunt, Present; Frank, Y; Lynch, Y; Markey, Y; McGovern, Y; Meehan, Y; Neal, Y; Olver, Y; Tierney, Y.

MICHIGAN

Democrats — Conyers, Y; Dingell, Y; Kildee, Y; Kilpatrick, Y; Levin, Y; Stupak, Y.

Republicans — Camp, N; Ehlers, N; Hoekstra, N; Knollenberg, N; McCotter, N; Miller, N; Rogers, N; Upton, N; Walberg, N.

MINNESOTA

Democrats — Ellison, Y; McCollum, Y; Oberstar, Y; Peterson, Y; Walz, Y.

Republicans — Bachmann, N; Kline, Present; Ramstad, N.

MISSISSIPPI

Democrats — Taylor, Y; Thompson, Y.

Republicans — Pickering, N; Wicker, N.

MISSOURI

Democrats — Carnahan, Y; Clay, Y; Cleaver, Y; Skelton, Y.

Republicans — Akin, N; Blunt, N; Emerson, N; Graves, N; Hulshof, N.

MONTANA

Republicans — Rehberg, N.

NEBRASKA

Republicans — Fortenberry, N; Smith, N; Terry, N.

NEVADA

Democrats — Berkley, X.

Republicans — Heller, N; Porter, N.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Democrats — Hodes, Y; Shea-Porter, Y.

NEW JERSEY

Democrats — Andrews, Y; Holt, Y; Pallone, Y; Pascrell, Y; Payne, Y; Rothman, Y; Sires, Y.

Republicans — Ferguson, N; Frelinghuysen, N; Garrett, N; LoBiondo, N; Saxton, N; Smith, N.

NEW MEXICO

Democrats — Udall, Y.

Republicans — Pearce, N; Wilson, N.

NEW YORK

Democrats — Ackerman, Y; Arcuri, Y; Bishop, Y; Clarke, Y; Crowley, Y; Engel, Y; Gillibrand, Y; Hall, Y; Higgins, Y; Hinchey, Y; Israel, Y; Lowey, Y; Maloney, Y; McCarthy, Y; McNulty, Y; Meeks, Y; Nadler, Y; Rangel, Y; Serrano, Y; Slaughter, Y; Towns, Y; Velazquez, Y; Weiner, Y.

Republicans — Fossella, N; King, N; Kuhl, N; McHugh, N; Reynolds, N; Walsh, X.

NORTH CAROLINA

Democrats — Butterfield, Y; Etheridge, Y; McIntyre, Y; Miller, Y; Price, Y; Shuler, Present; Watt, Y.

Republicans — Coble, N; Foxx, N; Hayes, N; Jones, Present; McHenry, N; Myrick, N.

NORTH DAKOTA

Democrats — Pomeroy, Y.

OHIO

Democrats — Jones, X; Kaptur, Y; Kucinich, Y; Ryan, Y; Space, Y; Sutton, Y; Wilson, Y.

Republicans — Boehner, N; Chabot, N; Gillmor, N; Hobson, N; Jordan, N; LaTourette, N; Pryce, N; Regula, N; Schmidt, N; Tiberi, N; Turner, N.

OKLAHOMA

Democrats — Boren, Y.

Republicans — Cole, N; Fallin, N; Lucas, N; Sullivan, N.

OREGON

Democrats — Blumenauer, N; DeFazio, Y; Hooley, Y; Wu, Y.

Republicans — Walden, N.

PENNSYLVANIA

Democrats — Altmire, Y; Brady, Y; Carney, Y; Doyle, Y; Fattah, Y; Holden, Y; Kanjorski, Y; Murphy, Patrick, Y; Murtha, Y; Schwartz, Y; Sestak, Y.

Republicans — Dent, N; English, N; Gerlach, N; Murphy, Tim, Y; Peterson, N; Pitts, N; Platts, N; Shuster, N.

RHODE ISLAND

Democrats — Kennedy, Y; Langevin, Y.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Democrats — Clyburn, Y; Spratt, Y.

Republicans — Barrett, Present; Brown, N; Inglis, N; Wilson, N.

SOUTH DAKOTA

Democrats — Herseth Sandlin, Y.

TENNESSEE

Democrats — Cohen, Y; Cooper, N; Davis, Lincoln, Y; Gordon, Y; Tanner, Y.

Republicans — Blackburn, N; Davis, David, N; Duncan, N; Wamp, N.

TEXAS

Democrats — Cuellar, Y; Doggett, Y; Edwards, Y; Gonzalez, Y; Green, Al, Y; Green, Gene, Present; Hinojosa, Y; Jackson-Lee, Y; Johnson, E. B., Y; Lampson, Y; Ortiz, Y; Reyes, Y; Rodriguez, Y.

Republicans — Barton, N; Brady, N; Burgess, N; Carter, N; Conaway, N; Culberson, N; Gohmert, N; Granger, N; Hall, N; Hensarling, N; Johnson, Sam, N; Marchant, N; McCaul, Present; Neugebauer, N; Paul, N; Poe, N; Sessions, N; Smith, N; Thornberry, N.

UTAH

Democrats — Matheson, Present.

Republicans — Bishop, N; Cannon, N.

VERMONT

Democrats — Welch, Y.

VIRGINIA

Democrats — Boucher, Y; Moran, Y; Scott, Y.

Republicans — Cantor, N; Davis, Jo Ann, N; Davis, Tom, N; Drake, N; Forbes, N; Goode, N; Goodlatte, N; Wolf, N.

WASHINGTON

Democrats — Baird, X; Dicks, Y; Inslee, Y; Larsen, Y; McDermott, Y; Smith, Y.

Republicans — Hastings, Present; McMorris Rodgers, X; Reichert, N.

WEST VIRGINIA

Democrats — Mollohan, Y; Rahall, Y.

Republicans — Capito, N.

WISCONSIN

Democrats — Baldwin, Y; Kagen, Y; Kind, Y; Moore, Y; Obey, Y.

Republicans — Petri, N; Ryan, N; Sensenbrenner, N.

WYOMING

Republicans — Cubin, N.

So all of the Democrats and one Republican (Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania) think it is fine and dandy for Mr. Murtha to use the witholding of earmarks to punish people for looking out for the taxpayer.

Why am I not surprised?

This article was posted by Steve on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007. Comments are currently closed.

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