Sunday, November 8, 2009
Blue Dogs are Still only Democrats!
In the House vote that took place in the cover of darkness the Obama/Pelosi Health Care bill passed muster. The vote total was 220 Yeahs and 215 Neighs. Of that total the breakdown in the party voting for the “Blue Dog Democrats” it was 29 yeahs and 23 neighs.
The Blue Dog Democrats that voted NO
Bright D-AL; Griffith D-AL; Ross D-AR; Boyd D-FL; Marshall D-GA; Scott D-GA; Minnick D-ID; Chandler D-KY; Melencon D-LA; Krotovil D-MD; Peterson D-MN; Childers D-MS; McIntyre D-NC; Shuler D-NC; Boren D-OK; Altmire D-PA; Holden D-PA; Sandlin D-SD; Davis D-TN; Gordon D-TN; Tanner D-TN; Matheson D-UT and Nye D-VA
The voting was basically along party lines with the Republicans standing in sheer opposition (except 1 lone Republican from Louisiana).
15 Democrats that voted NO:
Davis D-AL; Markey D-CO; Barrow D-GA; Taylor D-MS; Skelton D-MO; Adler D-NJ; Teague D-NM; Massa D-NY; Murphy D-NY; Kissell D-NC; Boccieri D-OH; Kucinich D-OH; Edwards D-TX; Boucher D-VA and Baird D-WA
Detailed Breakdown by State, Party Blue Dogs - (BD) following name:
Democrats – Bright (BD), N; Davis, N; Griffith (BD), N.
Note: Davis is not a Blue Dog Democrat and broke with Party leadership to vote no!
Republicans - Aderholt, N; Bachus, N; Bonner, N; Rogers, N.
Republicans - Young, N.
Democrats – Giffords (BD), Y; Grijalva, Y; Kirkpatrick, Y; Mitchell, Y; Pastor, Y.
Republicans - Flake, N; Franks, N; Shadegg, N.
Note: Arizona’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted YES!
Democrats – Berry (BD), Y; Ross (BD), N; Snyder, Y.
Republicans - Boozman, N.
Note: Arkansas Blue Dog Democrat Berry voted YES, while Ross voted NO!
Democrats – Baca (BD), Y; Becerra, Y; Berman, Y; Capps, Y; Cardoza (BD), Y; Chu, Y; Costa (BD), Y; Davis, Y; Eshoo, Y; Farr, Y; Filner, Y; Garamendi, Y; Harman (BD), Y; Honda, Y; Lee, Y; Lofgren, Zoe, Y; Matsui, Y; McNerney, Y; Miller, George, Y; Napolitano, Y; Pelosi, Y; Richardson, Y; Roybal-Allard, Y; Sanchez, Linda T., Y; Sanchez, Loretta, Y; Schiff (BD), Y; Sherman, Y; Speier, Y; Stark, Y; Thompson (BD), Y; Waters, Y; Watson, Y; Waxman, Y; Woolsey, Y.
Republicans - Bilbray, N; Bono Mack, N; Calvert, N; Campbell, N; Dreier, N; Gallegly, N; Herger, N; Hunter, N; Issa, N; Lewis, N; Lungren, Daniel E., N; McCarthy, N; McClintock, N; McKeon, N; Miller, Gary, N; Nunes, N; Radanovich, N; Rohrabacher, N; Royce, N.
Note: California Blue Dog Democrats all voted YES!
Democrats - DeGette, Y; Markey, N; Perlmutter, Y; Polis, Y; Salazar (BD), Y.
Republicans - Coffman, N; Lamborn, N.
Note: Colorado’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted Yes while one Democrat voted NO!
Democrats - Courtney, Y; DeLauro, Y; Himes, Y; Larson, Y; Murphy, Y.
Note: All Democrats voted YES, No Republican representatives for the state!
Republicans - Castle, N.
Note: Lone Republican voted NO, no Democrat representative for the state!
Democrats – Boyd (BD), N; Brown, Corrine, Y; Castor, Y; Grayson, Y; Hastings, Y; Klein, Y; Kosmas, N; 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; Mack, N; Mica, N; Miller, N; Posey, N; Putnam, N; Rooney, N; Ros-Lehtinen, N; Stearns, N; Young, N.
Note: Florida’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO.
Democrats - Barrow, N; Bishop (BD), Y; Johnson, Y; Lewis, Y; Marshall (BD), N; Scott (BD), Y.
Republicans - Broun, N; Deal, N; Gingrey, N; Kingston, N; Linder, N; Price, N; Westmoreland, N.
Note: Georgia’s Blue Dog Democrat Marshall voted NO, while Blue Dogs Scott and Bishop voted YES. One Democrat broke party ranks and voted NO.
Democrats - Abercrombie, Y; Hirono, Y.
Note: No Republican representatives for the State.
Democrats – Minnick (BD), N.
Republicans - Simpson, N.
Note: Idaho’s lone Blue Dog (as well as Democrat in general) voted NO!
Democrats – Bean (BD) , Y; Costello, Y; Davis, Y; Foster (BD), Y; Gutierrez, Y; Halvorson, Y; Hare, Y; Jackson, Y; Lipinski, Y; Quigley, Y; Rush, Y; Schakowsky, Y.
Republicans - Biggert, N; Johnson, N; Kirk, N; Manzullo, N; Roskam, N; Schock, N; Shimkus, N.
Note: Illinois Blue Dogs all voted YES!
Democrats - Carson, Y; Donnelly (BD), Y; Ellsworth (BD), Y; Hill (BD), Y; Visclosky, Y.
Republicans - Burton, N; Buyer, N; Pence, N; Souder, N.
Note: Indiana Blue Dogs all voted YES!
Democrats – Boswell (BD), Y; Braley, Y; Loebsack, Y.
Republicans - King, N; Latham, N.
Note: Iowa’s lone Blue Dog voted YES!
Democrats - Moore, Y.
Republicans - Jenkins, N; Moran, N; Tiahrt, N.
Democrats – Chandler (BD), N; Yarmuth, Y.
Republicans - Davis, N; Guthrie, N; Rogers, N; Whitfield, N.
Note: Kentucky’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO!
Democrats – Melancon (BD), N.
Republicans - Alexander, N; Boustany, N; Cao, Y; Cassidy, N; Fleming, N; Scalise, N.
Note: Louisiana’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO! One Republican broke party Ranks to vote YES (the only Republican to do so in it’s entirety)!
Democrats – Michaud (BD), Y; Pingree, Y.
Note: Maine’s lone Blue Dog voted YES, no Republican representatives in state.
Democrats - Cummings, Y; Edwards, Y; Hoyer, Y; Kratovil (BD), N; Ruppersberger, Y; Sarbanes, Y; Van Hollen, Y.
Republicans - Bartlett, N.
Note: Maryland’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO!
Democrats - Capuano, Y; Delahunt, Y; Frank, Y; Lynch, Y; Markey, Y; McGovern, Y; Neal, Y; Olver, Y; Tierney, Y; Tsongas, Y.
Democrats - Conyers, Y; Dingell, Y; Kildee, Y; Kilpatrick, Y; Levin, Y; Peters, Y; Schauer, Y; Stupak, Y.
Republicans - Camp, N; Ehlers, N; Hoekstra, N; McCotter, N; Miller, N; Rogers, N; Upton, N.
Democrats - Ellison, Y; McCollum, Y; Oberstar, Y; Peterson (BD), N; Walz, Y.
Republicans - Bachmann, N; Kline, N; Paulsen, N.
Note: Minnesota’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO!
Democrats – Childers (BD), N; Taylor, N; Thompson, Y.
Republicans - Harper, N.
Note: Mississippi’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO!
Democrats - Carnahan, Y; Clay, Y; Cleaver, Y; Skelton, N.
Republicans - Akin, N; Blunt, N; Emerson, N; Graves, N; Luetkemeyer, N.
Republicans - Rehberg, N.
Republicans - Fortenberry, N; Smith, N; Terry, N.
Democrats - Berkley, Y; Titus, Y.
Republicans - Heller, N.
Democrats - Hodes, Y; Shea-Porter, Y.
Democrats - Adler, N; Andrews, Y; Holt, Y; Pallone, Y; Pascrell, Y; Payne, Y; Rothman, Y; Sires, Y.
Republicans - Frelinghuysen, N; Garrett, N; Lance, N; LoBiondo, N; Smith, N.
Democrats - Heinrich, Y; Lujan, Y; Teague, N.
Democrats - Ackerman, Y; Arcuri (BD), Y; Bishop, Y; Clarke, Y; Crowley, Y; Engel, Y; Hall, Y; Higgins, Y; Hinchey, Y; Israel, Y; Lowey, Y; Maffei, Y; Maloney, Y; Massa, N; McCarthy, Y; McMahon, N; Meeks, Y; Murphy, N; Nadler, Y; Owens, Y; Rangel, Y; Serrano, Y; Slaughter, Y; Tonko, Y; Towns, Y; Velazquez, Y; Weiner, Y.
Republicans - King, N; Lee, N.
Note: New York’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO while three Democrat’s broke party ranks to also vote NO!
Democrats - Butterfield, Y; Etheridge, Y; Kissell, N; McIntyre (BD), N; Miller, Y; Price, Y; Shuler (BD), N; Watt, Y.
Republicans - Coble, N; Foxx, N; Jones, N; McHenry, N; Myrick, N.
Note: North Carolina’s only two Blue Dog Democrats voted NO!
Democrats – Pomeroy (BD), Y.
Note: North Dakota’s only representative who happens to be a “Blue Dog” voted Yes!
Democrats - Boccieri, N; Driehaus, Y; Fudge, Y; Kaptur, Y; Kilroy, Y; Kucinich, N; Ryan, Y; Space (BD), Y; Sutton, Y; Wilson (BD), Y.
Republicans - Austria, N; Boehner, N; Jordan, N; LaTourette, N; Latta, N; Schmidt, N; Tiberi, N; Turner, N.
Note: Ohio’s Blue Dog Democrats both voted YES while two Democrat’s broke party ranks to vote NO!
Democrats – Boren (BD), N.
Republicans - Cole, N; Fallin, N; Lucas, N; Sullivan, N.
Note: Oklahoma’s lone Blue Dog voted NO!
Democrats - Blumenauer, Y; DeFazio, Y; Schrader, Y; Wu, Y.
Republicans - Walden, N.
Democrats – Altmire (BD), N; Brady, Y; Carney (BD), Y; Dahlkemper (BD), Y; Doyle, Y; Fattah, Y; Holden (BD), N; Kanjorski, Y; Murphy, Patrick (BD), Y; Murtha, Y; Schwartz, Y; Sestak, Y.
Republicans - Dent, N; Gerlach, N; Murphy, Tim, N; Pitts, N; Platts, N; Shuster, N; Thompson, N.
Note: Pennsylviania’s Blue Dog Democrats were split (3 voted YES, 2 voted NO) while one Democrat broke from party ranks to vote NO!
Democrats - Kennedy, Y; Langevin, Y.
Democrats - Clyburn, Y; Spratt, Y.
Republicans - Barrett, N; Brown, N; Inglis, N; Wilson, N.
Democrats - Herseth Sandlin (BD), N.
Note: South Dakota’s only Blue Dog (and lone Representative in State) voted NO!
Democrats - Cohen, Y; Cooper (BD), Y; Davis (BD), N; Gordon (BD), N; Tanner (BD), N.
Republicans - Blackburn, N; Duncan, N; Roe, N; Wamp, N.
Note: Tennessee’s Blue Dog Democrats split (1 voted YES, 3 voted NO)
Democrats – Cuellar (BD), Y; Doggett, Y; Edwards, N; Gonzalez, Y; Green, Al, Y; Green, Gene, Y; Hinojosa, Y; Jackson-Lee, Y; Johnson, E. B., 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, N; Neugebauer, N; Olson, N; Paul, N; Poe, N; Sessions, N; Smith, N; Thornberry, N.
Note: Texas’ lone Blue Dog Democrat voted YES while one Democrat broke party ranks to vote NO!
Democrats – Matheson (BD), N.
Republicans - Bishop, N; Chaffetz, N.
Note: Utah’s lone Democrat (and also a Blue Dog Democrat) voted NO!
Democrats - Welch, Y.
Democrats - Boucher, N; Connolly, Y; Moran, Y; Nye (BD), N; Perriello, Y; Scott, Y.
Republicans - Cantor, N; Forbes, N; Goodlatte, N; Wittman, N; Wolf, N.
Note: Virginia’s lone Blue Dog Democrat voted NO while one Democrat broke party ranks to vote NO!
Democrats - Baird, N; Dicks, Y; Inslee, Y; Larsen, Y; McDermott, Y; Smith, Y.
Republicans - Hastings, N; McMorris Rodgers, N; Reichert, N.
Democrats - Mollohan, Y; Rahall, Y.
Republicans - Capito, N.
Democrats - Baldwin, Y; Kagen, Y; Kind, Y; Moore, Y; Obey, Y.
epublicans - Petri, N; Ryan, N; Sensenbrenner, N.
Republicans - Lummis, N.