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February 07, 2009

Where GOP senators stand on the spendulus bill (chad)

Cassy Fiano endured the pain of calling every GOP senator to find out where they stand on the spendulus bill.

The complete list is at the link but here are some excerpts:

Firm No:
John McCain
Lindsay Graham
Mitch McConnell
Jeff Sessions

Squishy (apply pressure):
Michael Enzi — “leaning towards no”
Kay Bailey Hutchison — busy on both lines
Lamar Alexander — likely a “no” vote, but still possibly squishy
Saxby Chambliss — said he currently opposed it, but was “open to compromise”
George Voinovich — voted no in appropriations but is still open to voting for the bill

Update: It has been reported in the comments below that Susan Collins e-mail, phones and fax have all been crashed. I am going to suggest a blitz on NY senator Kristen Gilbrand (202) 224-4451 email: finance@kirstengillibrand.com.
She has said in the past she didn't support this bill so there may be hope.


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