U.S. House Says NO to Extended Unemployment Compensation

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The final vote on the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act took place at 2:01 pm on November 18, 2010.  The following members, almost all Republicans, voted “Nay” which made it impossible for the bill to pass:

Aderholt Akin Alexander Austria Bachmann Bachus Bartlett Barton (TX) Berry Biggert Bilirakis Bishop (UT) Blackburn Blunt Boehner Bonner Bono Mack Boustany Boyd Brady (TX) Bright Broun (GA) Buchanan Burgess Burton (IN) Buyer Calvert Camp Campbell Cantor Cao Capito Carter Cassidy Chaffetz Coffman (CO) Cole Conaway Cooper Crenshaw Culberson Davis (TN) Djou Dreier Emerson Flake Fleming Forbes Fortenberry Foxx Franks (AZ) Frelinghuysen Garrett (NJ) Gingrey (GA) Gohmert Goodlatte Granger Graves (GA) Graves (MO) Griffith Guthrie Hall (TX) Harper Hastings (WA) Hensarling Herger Hill Hoekstra Hunter Inglis Issa Jenkins Johnson, Sam Jordan (OH) King (IA) King (NY) Kingston Kline (MN ) Lamborn Lance Latham Latta Lee (NY ) Lewis (CA) Lucas Luet kemeyer Lummis Lungren, Daniel E. Mack Marchant McCarthy (CA) McCaul McClintock McHenry McKeon McMorris Rodgers Mica Miller (FL) Miller (MI) Miller, Gary Minnick Myrick Neugebauer Nunes Nye Olson Paul Paulsen Pence Peterson Petri Pitts Poe (TX) Price (GA) Putnam Rehberg Roe (TN) Rogers (AL) Rogers (KY ) Rogers (MI) Rohrabacher Rooney Roskam Royce Ryan (WI) Scalise Schmidt Schock Sensenbrenner Sessions Shadegg Shimkus Shuler Shuster Simpson Smith (NE) Smith (TX) Stearns Stutzman Sullivan Taylor Thompson (PA) Thornberry Tiahrt Tiberi Upton Walden Wamp Whitfield Wilson (SC) Wittman Wolf Young (AK) Young (FL)

In addition to those listed above  that voted “Nay” there were 22 Representative that didn’t vote, as follows:

Barrett (SC) Boozman Brown (SC) Brown, Corrine Brown-Waite, Ginny Coble Davis (KY) Delahunt Duncan Fallin Gallegly Kennedy Kirk Linder Lynch McMahon Moran (KS) Moran (VA) Radanovich Space Terry Westmoreland

Extended unemployment benefits for those out of work expire December 1, 2010.  Extended benefits would add $12.5 billion to the deficit, which is a drop in the bucket when compared to the $700 billion the Republicans want to add in extending the Bush tax-cuts.

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