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Meet the two Democrats who voted to defund Obamacare
Daily Caller ^ | 09/20/2013 | Alexis Levinson

Posted on 09/22/2013 5:04:00 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Two Democratic members of the House voted with Republicans Friday to defund Obamacare and fund the government until the end of the year: Utah Rep. Jim Matheson and North Carolina Rep. Mike McIntyre.

Matheson is the sole Democratic member of the Utah delegation, a state that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won with almost 73 percent of the vote. Matheson, on the other hand, eked out a win in 2012, beating former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love in 2012 by fewer than 3,000 votes.

Love has said she will challenge Matheson again in 2014.

McIntyre’s race was even tighter: he beat Republican state senator David Rouzer by fewer than 700 votes, a margin so slim that McIntyre was only declared the winner after a recount. Rouzer has announced he will challenge McIntyre again in 2014.

In a statement on Facebook, Matheson said he did not support putting the Obamacare provision in the continuing resolution, but that he did not want to shut down the government

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina; US: Utah; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 113th; davidrouzer; defund; defunding; democrats; federalspending; jimmatheson; mialove; mikemcintyre; northcarolina; obamacare; scottrigell; utah; virginia

1 posted on 09/22/2013 5:04:00 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Can anybody tell me who the LONE REPUBLICAN who voted against defunding was?


2 posted on 09/22/2013 5:04:33 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
Rigell?

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll478.xml

3 posted on 09/22/2013 5:08:50 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: SeekAndFind

Likely safe votes for knowing it goes no where and they are likely up for re-election and needed to be painted a little more conservative. All is for show; there are no ethics and morals inside the beltway (other than Cruz, Lee and occasionally a couple others).


4 posted on 09/22/2013 5:10:33 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (“Life is hard, but it’s harder when you’re stupid.” John Wayne)
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To: SeekAndFind

Twice as many Democrats voted to defund Obamacare as did Republicans who voted to keep it ...


5 posted on 09/22/2013 5:14:41 PM PDT by mikrofon (Can you say- "bipartisan"? ;)
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To: mikrofon

Great spin. ;)


6 posted on 09/22/2013 5:17:37 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (White People are Racist for Not Caring About Motives of Black Mass Murderers, So I am a racist.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“...Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) today joined 188 Democrats in the House of Representatives in voting to fund President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
In a statement released by the Congressman following the vote, Rigell explained that he voted against the House Continuing Resolution because the bill failed “to address the sequester.”...”
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http://www.atr.org/representative-scott-rigell-votes-fund-obamacare-a7879
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7 posted on 09/22/2013 5:18:52 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: SeekAndFind
...beating former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love in 2012 by fewer than 3,000 votes.

Broke my heart.

8 posted on 09/22/2013 5:19:10 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (The Presidency is broken.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Did they vote to enact Obamacare in the first place?


9 posted on 09/22/2013 5:28:50 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: Mike Darancette

Mia loves’s losing broke my heart to. She lost because some idiots on the right voted for Libertarian and consitttionalist party candidates instead of her. Other good conservatives who lost thanks to these third party candidates in the recent years included Vernon Parker another promising black conservative. Also losing was Jessie Kelly to Gabby Gifford’s. Jackie Walorski lost in ‘10 to Joe Donelly who went on to become a Senator in ‘12. Also Jon Porter lost in Nevada. He probably would been the nominee in ‘10 against Harry Reid instead of Sharon Angle and we almost certainly would of won there. Reberg another perfectly good conservative lost under the same conditions. So you see it is not the “rinos” that are losing thanks to the libertarians but the good conservatives time after time again. Conservatives voting for libertarians are nothing but idiots voting to cut off there noses to spite their faces.


10 posted on 09/22/2013 5:44:54 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing Corksucker.)
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To: mikrofon
Twice as many Democrats voted to defund Obamacare as did Republicans who voted to keep it ...

And an infinite number of dems voted to defund it compared to the number of Republicans voting for the original law.

11 posted on 09/22/2013 5:50:32 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

IOW, defunding Zerocare was BIPARTISAN.

Thanks SeekAndFind.


12 posted on 09/22/2013 5:59:55 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: mikrofon

And, it made it bipartisan.


13 posted on 09/22/2013 6:08:10 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Shut 'er down!!!!)
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To: amnestynone

There are lots of phony ‘conservative’ candidates funded by the leftists, for that exact purpose: deceiving the voters and splitting the vote.


14 posted on 09/22/2013 6:08:20 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Impeach We Much!)
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To: Mygirlsmom

Hillary 2016: the first bi-partisan president?


15 posted on 09/22/2013 6:09:39 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Impeach We Much!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Love has said she will challenge Matheson again in 2014.

Good for Mia!! She is awesome! Look forward to supporting her campaign.

16 posted on 09/22/2013 6:10:29 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Mygirlsmom
I don't consider one vote, from either side, partisan.
17 posted on 09/22/2013 6:12:09 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: SeekAndFind

So that makes it a bi-partisan vote,


18 posted on 09/22/2013 6:25:01 PM PDT by JoanneSD
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To: SeekAndFind

From Utah and North CArolina, huh? I DOUBT if it had anything to do with a REAL change in PERSONAL opinion.


19 posted on 09/22/2013 6:26:56 PM PDT by ZULU (Impeach that Bastard Barrack Hussein Obama)
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To: Jane Long

You said;”Love has said she will challenge Matheson again in 2014.”

Mia count on my $$$ support again if true.


20 posted on 09/22/2013 7:09:51 PM PDT by alphadog (2nd Bn. 3rd Marines, Vietnam, class of 68)
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To: Jane Long
I don't either, Jane. But how many times has the LSM screamed it from the hilltops when one RINO tags along on some stupid progressive idea?

That's why they were minorly distressed when O'KillyouCare didn't receive even ONE Pub vote.

21 posted on 09/22/2013 8:40:14 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Shut 'er down!!!!)
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To: amnestynone

And these same idiots keep hammering about a 3rd party. The same thing will happen - we will lose good, conservative candidates by splitting the vote with RINOs. I wish more people understood that.


22 posted on 09/22/2013 8:40:16 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: rfp1234
Hillary 2016: the first bi-partisan president?

Blech.

23 posted on 09/22/2013 8:41:41 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Shut 'er down!!!!)
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To: Mike Darancette

Fear not, she’s running again this year, and getting started a lot earlier.


24 posted on 09/28/2013 7:10:21 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Mike Darancette

Fear not, she’s running again this year, and getting started a lot earlier.


25 posted on 09/28/2013 7:10:21 AM PDT by Viennacon
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