Skip to comments.LIVE Thread: Senate cloture vote. Guess the number of RINOs that vote to support "Dingy" Harry
Posted on 09/27/2013 6:59:01 AM PDT by ken5050
Senate just came into session. Happily, Dingy Harry is sparing us any commentary early on this morning, as is McConnell. Debate goes until 12:10, at which time there is 30 minutes reserved for majority and minority leaders , then the vote. Will there be any more GOP intramural fireworks on the senate floor?
1. There is a good chance that a majority of the GOP caucus will vote to support Ted Cruz. This means that the GOP senate leadership, McConnell and Cornyn, are out of step with the caucus. If McConnell wins his election, I fully expect he will be challenged for majority leader. If he loses, there is NO way that Cornyn has a chance in hell of winning the spot.
2. Will Joe Manchin vote against Reid. He said yesterday that he would absolutely vote for a bill to delay Obamacare. If he votes against Reid, then he might well have on foot across the aisle already. Remember, he gets the most leverage, can demand the most (seniority, committee assignments, if he changes now)
3. If you didn't see Special Report last night, go here , at the 1:00 minute mark, to hear what Judge Napolitano says about Boehner's chances of remaining Speaker if he screw it up.
MAKE DC LISTEN: TELL YOUR SENATORS TO OPPOSE CLOTURE ON H.J. RES 59
We must oppose cloture on H. J. Res. 59, so that Harry Reid and Senate Democrats cannot sneak in funding for Obamacare. We need you to call your Senators right now: tell them to oppose cloture on H.J. Res 59 and remind them that a vote for cloture IS a for funding Obamacare.
State Senator Party Phone
AK Mark Begich D (202) 224-3004
AK Lisa Murkowski R (202) 224-6665
AL Jeff Sessions R (202) 224-4124
AL Richard C. Shelby R (202) 224-5744
AR John Boozman R (202) 224-4843
AR Mark L. Pryor D (202) 224-2353
AZ Jeff Flake R (202) 224-4521
AZ John McCain R (202) 224-2235
CA Barbara Boxer D (202) 224-3553
CA Dianne Feinstein D (202) 224-3841
CO Michael F. Bennet D (202) 224-5852
CO Mark Udall D (202) 224-5941
CT Richard Blumenthal D (202) 224-2823
CT Christopher Murphy D (202) 224-4041
DE Thomas R. Carper D (202) 224-2441
DE Christopher A. Coons D (202) 224-5042
FL Bill Nelson D (202) 224-5274
FL Marco Rubio R (202) 224-3041
GA Saxby Chambliss R (202) 224-3521
GA Johnny Isakson R (202) 224-3643
HI Mazie K. Hirono D (202) 224-6361
HI Brian Schatz D (202) 224-3934
IA Chuck Grassley R (202) 224-3744
IA Tom Harkin D (202) 224-3254
ID Mike Crapo R (202) 224-6142
ID James E. Risch R (202) 224-2752
IL Richard J. Durbin D (202) 224-2152
IL Mark Kirk R (202) 224-2854
IN Daniel Coats R (202) 224-5623
IN Joe Donnelly D (202) 224-4814
KS Jerry Moran R (202) 224-6521
KS Pat Roberts R (202) 224-4774
KY Mitch McConnell R (202) 224-2541
KY Rand Paul R (202) 224-4343
LA Mary L. Landrieu D (202) 224-5824
LA David Vitter R (202) 224-4623
MA Edward Markey D (202) 224-2742
MA Elizabeth Warren D (202) 224-4543
MD Benjamin L. Cardin D (202) 224-4524
MD Barbara A. Mikulski D (202) 224-4654
ME Susan M. Collins R (202) 224-2523
ME Angus S. King I (202) 224-5344
MI Carl Levin D (202) 224-6221
MI Debbie Stabenow D (202) 224-4822
MN Al Franken D (202) 224-5641
MN Amy Klobuchar D (202) 224-3244
MO Roy Blunt R (202) 224-5721
MO Claire McCaskill D (202) 224-6154
MS Thad Cochran R (202) 224-5054
MS Roger F. Wicker R (202) 224-6253
MT Max Baucus D (202) 224-2651
MT Jon Tester D (202) 224-2644
NC Richard Burr R (202) 224-3154
NC Kay R. Hagan D (202) 224-6342
ND Heidi Heitkamp D (202) 224-2043
ND John Hoeven R (202) 224-2551
NE Deb Fischer R (202) 224-6551
NE Mike Johanns R (202) 224-4224
NH Kelly Ayotte R (202) 224-3324
NH Jeanne Shaheen D (202) 224-2841
NJ Jeff Chiesa R (202) 224-3224
NJ Robert Menendez D (202) 224-4744
NM Martin Heinrich D (202) 224-5521
NM Tom Udall D (202) 224-6621
NV Dean Heller R (202) 224-6244
NV Harry Reid D (202) 224-3542
NY Kirsten E. Gillibrand D (202) 224-4451
NY Charles E. Schumer D (202) 224-6542
OH Sherrod Brown D (202) 224-2315
OH Rob Portman R (202) 224-3353
OK Tom Coburn R (202) 224-5754
OK James M. Inhofe R (202) 224-4721
OR Jeff Merkley D (202) 224-3753
OR Ron Wyden D (202) 224-5244
PA Robert P. Casey D (202) 224-6324
PA Patrick J. Toomey R (202) 224-4254
RI Jack Reed D (202) 224-4642
RI Sheldon Whitehouse D (202) 224-2921
SC Lindsey Graham R (202) 224-5972
SC Tim Scott R (202) 224-6121
SD Tim Johnson D (202) 224-5842
SD John Thune R (202) 224-2321
TN Lamar Alexander R (202) 224-4944
TN Bob Corker R (202) 224-3344
TX John Cornyn R (202) 224-2934
UT Orrin G. Hatch R (202) 224-5251
UT Mike Lee R (202) 224-5444
VA Tim Kaine D (202) 224-4024
VA Mark R. Warner D (202) 224-2023
VT Patrick J. Leahy D (202) 224-4242
VT Bernard Sanders I (202) 224-5141
WA Maria Cantwell D (202) 224-3441
WA Patty Murray D (202) 224-2621
WI Tammy Baldwin D (202) 224-5653
WI Ron Johnson R (202) 224-5323
WV Joe Manchin D (202) 224-3954
WV John D. Rockefeller D (202) 224-6472
WY John Barrasso R (202) 224-6441
WY Michael B. Enzi R (202) 224-3424
Now that we have your attention, you sorry US Senators, keep in mind that we will replace you with those who will gladly correct your errors - - - .
So, scrub and clean by 2014 !
Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick
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Here ya go, my friend...BTW..on this thread..post a link to your thread about what to ask Lamar Alexander tomorrow. I’m sure you’ll get lots of good ideas.
Good morning..thanks for keeping the phone numbers in front of everyone...
Live video of Senate session
That thread is about Lamar!’s opponent - Joe Carr. Will post a link.
How can a potus unilaterally change “the law of the land” before it is even enacted and unliterally exempt the entire US congress, their staffs, and entire special interest groups from complying with it?
Cornyn now babbling but will vote for cloture. Worthless lying, scheming, undermining minority whip!
Just watched Ayotte on fox...she will vote for cloture. She did look a bit unnerved however...she should be.
Cruz et all has shone a light on where our senators stand, there is nowhere for them to hide.
Thank you for the live thread
....more may come to mind.
The turncoat Cornyn is speaking.
What an absolute disappointment he has been. Once he got to Washington he became one of the inner beltway thugs.
Just called senator Roberts and Moran and I know for sure that sen Roberts is voting with us I think moran is too
Wonder what it would take to persuade Manchin to come ever to the GOP?
He’s clearly not comfortable in his Democrat skin.
# of Rinos on Vote: 12
Lunatic Bernie Sanders babbling about robbing Peter to pay Paul.
My pleasure...misery sure do love company..
I’m here and watching.
I heard that Roberts is gonna get primaried. Do you know who?
Thune as well.... very disappointed in my senator.
I let him know that if he votes yes on cloture, I will support a primary candidate next time he is up for re-election...
pj’s , coffee , and common sense ...seated
I’m very surprised at that..he’s what #3 is the GOP senate leadership? Talk about being out of step with the troops..
How’s the grandson?
“pjs , coffee , and common sense ...seated”
I have on regular clothes as had to take Yorkie to groomer. I am drinking coffee.
Can you pleas put this in Breaking News sidebar? I forgot. Many thanks..
Did Sanders just call anti-Obamacare people supremacists or something? What did he say, anybody know?
You mean you don’t FReep “au naturelle?” Not even a quickie change into PJs
outstandin.....nice cool Phoenix Morn, it’s Friday, all good !
The Supreme Court got it wrong as they have in the past. The redress is through correcting legislation
I heard that there is some language in the law that allows the HSS to make regulatory clarifications as necessary to implement the law. That is where the additional twenty thousand pages of administrative regulations came from.
Grassley just Tweeted that he OPPOSES cloture
Two thumbs up!!!
He’s off his meds again...
Love to hear a socialist like Bernie Sanders babble about what is democracy and the rule of law.
Worries about the GOP and its voting embarrassing the US in front of the world. This from a guy that has embarrassed the United States for like 30 years.
Screaming about the minimum wage now.
My guess is the GOPe is right now behind closed doors figuring our which safe Republicans can vote yes on cloture without being vulnerable in the next election. Then the safest 10-15 will vote yes and the others will be allowed to vote no. In my opinion, the GOPe is very happy with 47-49 Senate seats. That is enough to “be relevant” but not enough to be responsible for anything.
He looks like a mad scientist with his hair like that. :p
The Supreme Court passed Obamacare as a TAX.
Then how are there waivers and whole groups, like Muslims and Congress, exempted, when the Constitution clearly states all taxes must be applied equally?
And it was passed with NO Republican votes in both houses.
Yeah, that was real representative democracy.
“regulatory clarifications” is not exempting entire potus selected classes (but not others) from compliance with the “law of the land”
Jeff Sessions of Alabama up now.
This will be very good. He is a good man.
Ironic, isn't it, Bernie being the only avowed socialist in Congress?
His voice is absolutely annoying; even his hair looks crazy.
He rambled quite a bit, didn't he?!
I like Sessions, a sensible man.
I thought Bernie only represented “Paul”, who is OK with robbing Peter
3. If you didn’t see Special Report last night, go here , at the 1:00 minute mark, to hear what Judge Napolitano says about Boehner’s chances of remaining Speaker if he screw it up.
Special Report on You tube
Effort To Defund Obamacra - Special Report All Star Panel - Judge Andrew Napolitano
Diging Deeper Into What Obama & Other Say How Much You Would Pay For Obamacare - Special Report
10 senators. That puts the Republicans at 35. Add the 4 rat senators who are in danger and tha makes 39. Not enough for to stop cloture.
So my prediction is 39 against, 61 for. Bill goes back to House.