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Vote number 2008-437 retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance
on Jun 20, 2008 regarding bill HR6304 FISA Amendments Act
Results: Bill passed, 293-129

Proponents argument for voting YEA:Rep. ETHERIDGE. This bipartisan bill provides the critical tools that our intelligence community needs to ensure the safety of our Nation--to authorize surveillance in the case of an emergency situation, p

Categorized under Technology

Voting N counts for 1 points on VoteMatch question 14: Technology.



Democrats voting on 2008-437

Neil Abercrombie NOHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010)
Gary Ackerman YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Tom Allen NOMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Jason Altmire YESPennsylvania Democrat
Rob Andrews NONew Jersey Democrat
Michael Arcuri YESNew York Democrat (until 2010)
Joe Baca YESCalifornia Democrat
Brian Baird YESWashington Democrat (until 2010)
Tammy Baldwin NOWisconsin Democrat
John Barrow YESGeorgia Democrat
Melissa Bean YESIllinois Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Xavier Becerra NOCalifornia Democrat
Shelley Berkley YESNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Howard Berman YESCalifornia Democrat
Timothy Bishop YESNew York Democrat
Earl Blumenauer NOOregon Democrat
Dan Boren YESOklahoma Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Leonard Boswell YESIowa Democrat
Rick Boucher YESVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
Nancy Boyda YESKansas Democrat (Unseated 2008)
Robert Brady NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bruce Braley NOIowa Democrat
Corrine Brown YESFlorida Democrat
G.K. Butterfield YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Lois Capps NOCalifornia Democrat
Michael Capuano NOMassachusetts Democrat
Dennis Cardoza YESCalifornia Democrat
Russ Carnahan NOMissouri Democrat
Chris Carney YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Julia Carson NOIndiana Democrat (Deceased 2008)
Kathy Castor YESFlorida Democrat
Don Cazayoux YESLouisiana Democrat
Ben Chandler YESKentucky Democrat
Travis Childers YESMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
Yvette Clarke NONew York Democrat
William Lacy Clay NOMissouri Democrat
Emmanuel Cleaver YESMissouri Democrat
James Clyburn YESSouth Carolina Democrat
Steve Cohen NOTennessee Democrat
John Conyers NOMichigan Democrat
Jim Cooper YESTennessee Democrat
Jim Costa YESCalifornia Democrat
Jerry Costello NOIllinois Democrat
Joe Courtney NOConnecticut Democrat
Bud Cramer YESAlabama Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Joseph Crowley YESNew York Democrat
Henry Cuellar YESTexas Democrat
Elijah Cummings NOMaryland Democrat
Danny Davis NOIllinois Democrat
Lincoln Davis YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Susan Davis NOCalifornia Democrat
Peter Defazio NOOregon Democrat
Diana DeGette NOColorado Democrat
Bill Delahunt NOMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010)
Rosa DeLauro NOConnecticut Democrat
Norm Dicks YESWashington Democrat
John Dingell NOMichigan Democrat
Lloyd Doggett NOTexas Democrat
Joe Donnelly YESIndiana Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Mike Doyle NOPennsylvania Democrat
Chet Edwards YESTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Donna Edwards NOMaryland Democrat
Keith Ellison NOMinnesota Democrat
Brad Ellsworth YESIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
Eliot Engel YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Anna Eshoo NOCalifornia Democrat
Bob Etheridge YESNorth Carolina Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Sam Farr NOCalifornia Democrat
Chaka Fattah NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bob Filner NOCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011)
Bill Foster NOIllinois Democrat (until 2010)
Barney Frank NOMassachusetts Democrat
Gabby Giffords YESArizona Democrat
Kirsten Gillibrand YESNew York Democrat
Charles Gonzalez NOTexas Democrat
Bart Gordon YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Al Green YESTexas Democrat
Gene Green YESTexas Democrat
Raul Grijalva NOArizona Democrat
Luis Gutierrez YESIllinois Democrat
John Hall NONew York Democrat (until 2010)
Ralph Moody Hall YESTexas Democrat
Phil Hare NOIllinois Democrat (until 2010)
Jane Harman YESCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Alcee Hastings YESFlorida Democrat
Stephanie Herseth YESSouth Dakota Democratic (until 2010)
Brian Higgins YESNew York Democrat
Baron Hill NOIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
Maurice Hinchey NONew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Ruben Hinojosa YESTexas Democrat
Mazie Hirono NOHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Paul Hodes NONew Hampshire Democrat (until 2010)
Tim Holden YESPennsylvania Democrat
Rush Holt NONew Jersey Democrat
Mike Honda NOCalifornia Democrat
Darlene Hooley NOOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Steny Hoyer YESMaryland Democrat
Jay Inslee NOWashington Democrat
Steve Israel NONew York Democrat
Jesse Louis Jackson NOIllinois Democrat
Sheila Jackson Lee NOTexas Democrat
William Jefferson NOLouisiana Democrat
Eddie Bernice Johnson NOTexas Democrat
Hank Johnson NOGeorgia Democrat
Stephanie Tubbs Jones NOOhio Democrat (Deceased, 2008)
Steve Kagen NOWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
Paul Kanjorski YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Marcy Kaptur NOOhio Democrat
Patrick Kennedy NORhode Island Democrat (until 2010)
Dale Kildee YESMichigan Democrat
Carolyn Kilpatrick NOMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Ron Kind YESWisconsin Democrat
Dennis Kucinich NOOhio Democrat
Nicholas Lampson YESTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008)
James Langevin YESRhode Island Democrat
Rick Larsen NOWashington Democrat
John Larson NOConnecticut Democrat
Barbara Lee NOCalifornia Democrat
Sander Levin NOMichigan Democrat
John Lewis NOGeorgia Democrat
Dan Lipinski YESIllinois Democrat
David Loebsack NOIowa Democrat
Zoe Lofgren NOCalifornia Democrat
Nita Lowey YESNew York Democrat
Steve Lynch NOMassachusetts Democrat
Tim Mahoney YESFlorida Democrat (Unseated 2008)
Carolyn Maloney NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Ed Markey NOMassachusetts Democrat
Jim Matheson YESUtah Democrat
Doris Matsui NOCalifornia Democrat
Carolyn McCarthy YESNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families
Betty McCollum NOMinnesota Democrat
Jim McDermott NOWashington Democrat
Jim McGovern NOMassachusetts Democrat
Mike McIntyre YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Jerry McNerney YESCalifornia Democrat
Michael McNulty NONew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008)
Gregory Meeks YESNew York Dem./Working-Families
Charles Melancon YESLouisiana Democrat (until 2010)
Michael Michaud NOMaine Democrat
Brad Miller NONorth Carolina Democrat
George Miller NOCalifornia Democrat
Alan Mollohan NOWest Virginia Democrat
Dennis Moore YESKansas Democrat (until 2010)
Gwen Moore NOWisconsin Democrat
James Moran NOVirginia Democrat
Chris Murphy NOConnecticut Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Patrick Murphy YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
John Murtha YESPennsylvania Democrat (Deceased Feb. 2010)
Jerrold Nadler NONew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Grace Napolitano NOCalifornia Democrat
Richard Neal NOMassachusetts Democrat
James Oberstar NOMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010)
David Obey NOWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
John Olver NOMassachusetts Democrat
Solomon Ortiz YESTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Frank Pallone NONew Jersey Democrat
Bill Pascrell NONew Jersey Democrat
Ed Pastor NOArizona Democrat
Donald Payne NONew Jersey Democrat
Nancy Pelosi YESCalifornia Democrat
Ed Perlmutter YESColorado Democrat
Collin Peterson YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Earl Pomeroy YESNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010)
David Eugene Price NONorth Carolina Democrat
Nick Rahall YESWest Virginia Democrat
Charles Rangel NONew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Silvestre Reyes YESTexas Democrat
Laura Richardson YESCalifornia Democrat
Ciro Rodriguez YESTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Mike Ross YESArkansas Democrat
Steven Rothman NONew Jersey Democrat
Lucille Roybal-Allard NOCalifornia Democrat
Dutch Ruppersberger YESMaryland Democrat
Tim Ryan NOOhio Democrat
John Salazar YESColorado Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Linda Sanchez NOCalifornia Democrat
Loretta Sanchez NOCalifornia Democrat
John Sarbanes NOMaryland Democrat
Jan Schakowsky NOIllinois Democrat
Adam Schiff YESCalifornia Democrat
Allyson Schwartz NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bobby Scott NOVirginia Democrat
David Scott YESGeorgia Democrat
Jose Serrano NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Joe Sestak YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Carol Shea-Porter NONew Hampshire Democrat (until 2010)
Brad Sherman YESCalifornia Democrat
Heath Shuler YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Albio Sires YESNew Jersey Democrat
Ike Skelton YESMissouri Democrat (until 2010)
Louise Slaughter NONew York Democrat
David Adam Smith YESWashington Democrat
Zack Space YESOhio Democrat (until 2010)
Jackie Speier NOCalifornia Democrat
John Spratt YESSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010)
Bart Stupak YESMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Betty Sutton NOOhio Democrat
John Tanner YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Taylor YESMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
Bennie Thompson YESMississippi Democrat
Mike Thompson NOCalifornia Democrat
John Tierney NOMassachusetts Democrat
Ed Towns NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Niki Tsongas NOMassachusetts Democrat
Mark Udall YESColorado Democrat (Senate 2008)
Tom Udall NONew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008)
Chris Van Hollen NOMaryland Democrat
Nydia Velazquez NONew York Democrat/Working-Families
Tim Walz NOMinnesota Democrat
Debbie Wasserman Schultz NOFlorida Democrat
Maxine Waters NOCalifornia Democrat
Mel Watt NONorth Carolina Democrat
Henry Waxman NOCalifornia Democrat
Anthony Weiner NONew York Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Peter Welch NOVermont Democrat
Robert Wexler NOFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010)
Charlie Wilson YESOhio Democrat (until 2010)
Lynn Woolsey NOCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012)
David Wu NOOregon Democrat
John Yarmuth YESKentucky Democrat



Republicans voting on 2008-437

Robert Aderholt YESAlabama Republican
Todd Akin YESMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012)
Rodney Alexander YESLouisiana Republican
Michele Bachmann YESMinnesota Republican
Spencer Bachus YESAlabama Republican
Gresham Barrett YESSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Roscoe Bartlett YESMaryland Republican
Joe Linus Barton YESTexas Republican
Judy Biggert YESIllinois Republican
Brian Bilbray YESCalifornia Republican
Gus Bilirakis YESFlorida Republican
Rob Bishop YESUtah Republican
Marsha Blackburn YESTennessee Republican
Roy Blunt YESMissouri Republican (until 2010)
John Boehner YESOhio Republican
Jo Bonner YESAlabama Republican
Mary Bono YESCalifornia Republican
Charles Boustany YESLouisiana Republican
Kevin Brady YESTexas Republican
Paul Broun YESGeorgia Republican
Henry Brown YESSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Vern Buchanan YESFlorida Republican
Michael Burgess YESTexas Republican
Dan Burton YESIndiana Republican
Steve Buyer YESIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Ken Calvert YESCalifornia Republican
Dave Camp YESMichigan Republican
John Campbell YESCalifornia Republican
Eric Cantor YESVirginia Republican
Shelley Moore Capito YESWest Virginia Republican
John Carter YESTexas Republican
Steve Chabot YESOhio Republican
John Howard Coble YESNorth Carolina Republican
Tom Cole YESOklahoma Republican
Mike Conaway YESTexas Republican
Ander Crenshaw YESFlorida Republican
Barbara Cubin YESWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008)
John Culberson YESTexas Republican
David Davis YESTennessee Republican (Unseated 2008)
Geoff Davis YESKentucky Republican
Tom Davis YESVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Nathan Deal YESGeorgia Republican (Resigned 2010)
Charles Dent YESPennsylvania Republican
Mario Diaz-Balart YESFlorida Republican
John Doolittle YESCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Thelma Drake YESVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
David Dreier YESCalifornia Republican
Jimmy Duncan YESTennessee Republican
Vernon Ehlers YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Jo Ann Emerson YESMissouri Republican
Phil English YESPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008)
Terry Everett YESAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008)
Mary Fallin YESOklahoma Republican (until 2010)
Mike Ferguson YESNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
Jeff Flake YESArizona Republican (Senate run 2012)
Randy Forbes YESVirginia Republican
Jeff Fortenberry YESNebraska Republican
Vito Fossella YESNew York Rep./Cons. (Unseated 2008)
Virginia Foxx YESNorth Carolina Republican
Trent Franks YESArizona Republican
Rodney Frelinghuysen YESNew Jersey Republican
Elton Gallegly YESCalifornia Republican
Scott Garrett YESNew Jersey Republican
Jim Gerlach YESPennsylvania Republican
Phil Gingrey YESGeorgia Republican
Virgil Goode YESVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
Bob Goodlatte YESVirginia Republican
Kay Granger YESTexas Republican
Samuel Graves YESMissouri Republican
Doc Hastings YESWashington Republican
Robin Hayes YESNorth Carolina Republican (Unseated 2008)
Dean Heller YESNevada Republican (Resigned 2011)
Jeb Hensarling YESTexas Republican
Wally Herger YESCalifornia Republican
Dave Hobson YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Peter Hoekstra YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Kenny Hulshof YESMissouri Republican (Governor 2008)
Duncan Hunter YESCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Bob Inglis YESSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Darrell Issa YESCalifornia Republican
Sam Johnson YESTexas Republican
Timothy Johnson NOIllinois Republican
Jim Jordan YESOhio Republican
Ric Keller YESFlorida Republican (Unseated 2008)
Peter King YESNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
Steve King YESIowa Republican
Jack Kingston YESGeorgia Republican
Mark Kirk YESIllinois Republican (until 2010)
John Kline YESMinnesota Republican
Joe Knollenberg YESMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008)
Randy Kuhl YESNew York Republican (Unseated 2008)
Ray LaHood YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Doug Lamborn YESColorado Republican
Tom Latham YESIowa Republican
Steven LaTourette YESOhio Republican
Bob Latta YESOhio Republican
Jerry Lewis YESCalifornia Republican
Ron Lewis YESKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008)
Frank LoBiondo YESNew Jersey Republican
Frank Dean Lucas YESOklahoma Republican
Dan Lungren YESCalifornia Republican
Connie Mack IV YESFlorida Republican
Donald Manzullo YESIllinois Republican
Kenny Marchant YESTexas Republican
Kevin McCarthy YESCalifornia Republican
Michael McCaul YESTexas Republican
Thad McCotter YESMichigan Republican
Jim McCrery YESLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008)
Patrick McHenry YESNorth Carolina Republican
John McHugh YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Buck McKeon YESCalifornia Republican
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers YESWashington Republican
John Mica YESFlorida Republican
Candice Miller YESMichigan Republican
Gary Miller YESCalifornia Republican
Jeff Miller YESFlorida Republican
Jerry Moran YESKansas Republican (until 2010)
Tim Murphy YESPennsylvania Republican
Marilyn Musgrave YESColorado Republican (Unseated 2008)
Sue Myrick YESNorth Carolina Republican
Randy Neugebauer YESTexas Republican
Devin Nunes YESCalifornia Republican
Steve Pearce YESNew Mexico Republican
Mike Pence YESIndiana Republican (Gov. run 2012)
Tom Petri YESWisconsin Republican
Charles Pickering YESMississippi Republican (Retiring 2008)
Joseph Pitts YESPennsylvania Republican
Todd Platts YESPennsylvania Republican
Ted Poe YESTexas Republican
Jon Porter YESNevada Republican (Unseated 2008)
Tom Price YESGeorgia Republican
Deborah Pryce YESOhio Republican
Jim Ramstad YESMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ralph Regula YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Dennis Rehberg YESMontana Republican (Senate run 2012)
Dave Reichert YESWashington Republican (Governor run 2012)
Rick Renzi YESArizona Republican (Retiring 2008)
Hal Rogers YESKentucky Republican
Michael Rogers YESAlabama Republican
Mike Rogers YESMichigan Republican
Dana Rohrabacher YESCalifornia Republican
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen YESFlorida Republican
Peter Roskam YESIllinois Republican
Ed Royce YESCalifornia Republican
Paul Ryan YESWisconsin Republican
Bill Sali YESIdaho Republican (Unseated 2008)
Jim Saxton YESNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
Steve Scalise YESLouisiana Republican
Jean Schmidt YESOhio Republican
James Sensenbrenner YESWisconsin Republican
Pete Sessions YESTexas Republican
John Shadegg YESArizona Republican
Christopher Shays YESConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008)
John Shimkus YESIllinois Republican
Bill Shuster YESPennsylvania Republican
Mike Simpson YESIdaho Republican
Adrian Smith YESNebraska Republican
Christopher Smith YESNew Jersey Republican
Lamar Smith YESTexas Republican
Mark Souder YESIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Cliff Stearns YESFlorida Republican
John Sullivan YESOklahoma Republican
Tom Tancredo YESColorado Republican
Lee Terry YESNebraska Republican
Mac Thornberry YESTexas Republican
Pat Tiberi YESOhio Republican
Mike Turner YESOhio Republican
Fred Upton YESMichigan Republican
Tim Walberg YESMichigan Republican
Greg Walden YESOregon Republican
Jim Walsh YESNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008)
Zach Wamp YESTennessee Republican (until 2010)
Dave Weldon YESFlorida Republican (Retiring 2008)
Lynn Westmoreland YESGeorgia Republican
Ed Whitfield YESKentucky Republican
Heather Wilson YESNew Mexico Republican (Senate 2008)
Joe Wilson YESSouth Carolina Republican
Robert Wittman YESVirginia Republican
Frank Wolf YESVirginia Republican
Bill Young YESFlorida Republican
Don Young YESAlaska Republican



Independents voting on 2008-437

Marion Berry YESArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Sanford Bishop YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
John Boozman YESArkansas Former GOP (until 2010)
Allen Boyd YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Michael Castle YESDelaware Former GOP (until 2010)
Artur Davis YESAlabama Former Democrat (until 2010)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart YESFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Rahm Emanuel YESIllinois Former Democrat (until 2009)
Tom Feeney YESFlorida Former GOP
Ron Klein YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
John Linder YESGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010)
Jim Marshall YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
Kendrick Meek NOFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Harry Mitchell YESArizona Former Democrat (until 2010)
Adam Putnam YESFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
George Radanovich YESCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010)
Vic Snyder YESArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Hilda Solis NOCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009)
Ellen Tauscher YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009)
Diane Watson NOCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2010)