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Senate Vote on Bailout: Passes 74-25

The Senate vote on the Wall Street Bailout Bill passed by a margin of 74 to 25.  Senators voting against the bill were:

  1. Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO)
  2. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)
  3. Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS)
  4. Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY)
  5. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  6. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
  7. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID)
  8. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC)
  9. Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
  10. Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND)
  11. Sen. Michael Enzi (R-WY)
  12. Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI)
  13. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK)
  14. Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD)
  15. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
  16. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL)
  17. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
  18. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
  19. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
  20. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL)
  21. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
  22. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)
  23. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)
  24. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  25. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)

You can bless them or curse them in a few months if the economy and dollar don’t tank.  Only time will tell but history repeats itself with nearly identical legislation in 1931-1932 which caused the Great Depression.

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