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09-HR704 on Jan 27, 2009

Source: Fair Tax Act
Supply Our Soldiers Act H.R.704 1/27/2009 http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:h.r.00704:

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Question 15: Expand the armed forces Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Homeland Security
  • Headline: Free postage for soldiers serving abroad (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill for free postage for soldiers serving abroad (Score: 2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 09-HR704

Gary Ackerman s1sNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Tammy Baldwin s1sWI Democratic Challenger
Sanford Bishop s1sGeorgia Democrat
Dan Boren s1sOklahoma Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Yvette Clarke s1sNew York Democrat
Joseph Crowley s1sNew York Democrat
Bart Gordon s1sTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Rush Holt s1sNew Jersey Democrat
Eleanor Holmes Norton s1sDistrict of Columbia Democrat
Betty Sutton s1sOhio Democrat
Harry Teague s1sNew Mexico Democrat (until 2010)
Chris Van Hollen s1sMaryland Democrat

Republicans participating in 09-HR704

Spencer Bachus s1sAlabama Republican
Gus Bilirakis s1sFlorida Republican
Marsha Blackburn s1sTennessee Republican
Dan Burton s1sIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012)
Shelley Moore Capito s1sWest Virginia Republican
John Carter s1sTexas Republican
Geoff Davis s1sKentucky Republican (Retiring 2012)
Charles Dent s1sPennsylvania Republican
Elton Gallegly s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012)
Phil Gingrey s1sGeorgia Republican
Peter King s2pNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
Chris Lee s1sNew York Republican (Resigned 2011)
Frank LoBiondo s1sNew Jersey Republican
Michael McCaul s1sTexas Republican
Candice Miller s1sMichigan Republican
Ron Paul s1sPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988)
Hal Rogers s1sKentucky Republican
Michael Rogers s1sAlabama Republican
Bill Shuster s1sPennsylvania Republican
Lynn Westmoreland s1sGeorgia Republican
Frank Wolf s1sVirginia Republican

Independents participating in 09-HR704

Ginny Brown-Waite s1sFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Joe Sestak s1sPA 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep.

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 12
Republicans: 21
Independents: 2

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