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14 People to Thank

Posted by Andrew Moylan - December 12, 2008

Thanksgiving is over, but there are 14 people that you NEED to thank if you oppose bailouts. 14 is the number of Senators who voted against the $700 billion Wall Street bailout AND the auto company bailout that failed last night. From an email I got from a policy friend here in DC, these are the few Senators that managed to get both votes right and stand up for taxpayers...

Wayne Allard (R-CO) - Call Allard and thank him at (202) 224-5941
John Barrasso (R-WY) - Call Barrasso and thank him at (202) 224-6441
Jim Bunning (R-KY) - Call Bunning and thank him at (202) 224-4343
Thad Cochran (R-MS) - Call Cochran and thank him at (202) 224-5054
Mike Crapo (R-ID) - Call Crapo and thank him at (202) 224-6142
Jim DeMint (R-SC) - Call DeMint and thank him at (202) 224-6121
Mike Enzi (R-WY) - Call Enzi and thank him at (202) 224-3424
Jim Inhofe (R-OK) - Call Inhofe and thank him at (202) 224-4721
Pat Roberts (R-KS) - Call Roberts and thank him at (202) 224-4774
Jeff Sessions (R-AL) - Call Sessions and thank him at (202) 224-4124
Richard Shelby (R-AL) - Call Shelby and thank him at (202) 224-5744
Jon Tester (D-MT) - Call Tester and thank him at (202) 224-2644
David Vitter (R-LA) - Call Vitter and thank him at (202) 224-4623
Roger Wicker (R-MS) - Call Wicker and thank him at (202) 224-6253

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Sara said on Dec 12 2008 at 2:19pm
I wish one of my senators voted against it.

Kevin said on Dec 12 2008 at 8:17pm
I've only been in Wyoming for 3 years, but am very proud that my state is the only one where both Senators stood up for fiscal sanity.
Unlike California, my birth state....

Kevin said on Dec 12 2008 at 8:18pm
Oops, props to MS and AL too!