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Congress votes to avoid default, end shutdown – six in NC delegation say ‘No’

Posted By Clayton Henkel On October 17, 2013 @ 6:24 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

The federal government is open for business today after the U.S. House voted 285-144 [1] to support the Senate’s short-term plan to raise the nation’s debt limit [2] avoiding default.

Six members of the NC delegation – all Republicans – voted to reject the 11th hour compromise.

Here’s how the rest of North Carolina’s House delegation voted Wednesday:

Rep. Renee Ellmers, Virginia Foxx, George Holding, and Richard Hudson are among those who voted against the deal.

Reps. Renee Ellmers, Virginia Foxx, George Holding, and Richard Hudson were among those who voted against the deal.

Yea

Rep. G.K. Butterfield – 1st District
Rep. David Price – 4th District
Rep. Howard Coble – 6th District
Rep. Mike McIntyre – 7th District
Rep. Robert Pittenger – 9th District
Rep. Patrick McHenry – 10th District
Rep. Mel Watt – 12th District

Nay
Rep. Renee Ellmers – 2nd District
Rep. Walter Jones – 3rd District
Rep. Virginia Foxx – 5th District
Rep. Richard Hudson – 8th District
Rep. Mark Meadows – 11th District
Rep. George Holding – 13th District


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[1] 285-144: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll550.xml

[2] raise the nation’s debt limit: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-effort-to-end-fiscal-crisis-collapses-leaving-senate-to-forge-last-minute-solution/2013/10/16/1e8bb150-364d-11e3-be86-6aeaa439845b_story.html?hpid=z1

[3] U.S. House passes massive farm bill, divides NC delegation : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/01/29/u-s-house-passes-massive-farm-bill-divides-nc-delegation/

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