Right-Wing House Twists Arms: Shame! Brad Blog: Republicans House members DeLay, Barton, Hastert and Blunt held the vote open on a controversial ener
October 6, 2005

Right-Wing House Twists Arms: Shame!

Brad Blog: Republicans House members DeLay, Barton, Hastert and Blunt held the vote open on a controversial energy bill until they were able twist enough arms for the bill to pass...read on

Think Progress :The House leadership held the five-minute vote open for almost 50 minutes until they could convince three lawmakers-The bill passed 212-210. As the vote concluded, opponents of the bill chanted in unity: “Shame, Shame, Shame!”

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