Democrats provided crucial votes for budget/debt deal

McClatchy Washington BureauOctober 16, 2013 

Democrats provided the voting muscle that made the budget/debt deal happen Wednesday night.

In the House, all 198 Democrats voted yes, joined by 87 Republicans. 144 Republicans voted no.

In the Senate, where the measure passed 81-18, all 18 no votes were GOP senators.

The list of nos:

Coburn (R-OK)
Cornyn (R-TX)
Crapo (R-ID)
Cruz (R-TX)
Enzi (R-WY)
Grassley (R-IA)
Heller (R-NV)
Johnson (R-WI)
Lee (R-UT)
Paul (R-KY)
Risch (R-ID)
Roberts (R-KS)
Rubio (R-FL)
Scott (R-SC)
Sessions (R-AL)
Shelby (R-AL)
Toomey (R-PA)
Vitter (R-LA)

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