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March 19, 2009

Corrected: Provision Passes
Breaking: Fast-Track Vote to Impose 90% Tax Rate on AIG Bonuses Fails (Wrong; Cameron Got Two Different Votes Confused)

Correction: Carl Cameron, who reported that the measure had been defeated, is now correcting himself. It passed with 328 votes.

The defeated measure was a stupid-ass thing praising Obama for saving the economy.

Sorry. Cameron reported it and got it wrong, mixing up the two measures. The unconstitutional Bill of Attainder passed.

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Initially they got more than 300 votes, but 100+ Congressmen changed their votes in the last few minutes. They failed to get the 288 (2/3rds) votes to fast-track the unconstitutional Bill of Attainder.

This isn't a defeat of the measure per se. Just a defeat of the attempt to fast-track it


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