The vote in the House was 246 to 183, with just 7 Democrats joining all 176 Republicans in opposition. In the Senate, the vote of 60 to 38 was similarly partisan. Only three centrist Republicans joined 55 Democrats and two independents in favor. […]
President Obama is expected to sign the bill during a public ceremony Monday.
Senator Arlen Specter, who broke ranks with the Republicans in the Senate noted that his “more of his colleagues would have joined were they not afraid of the political consequences.” The “consequences” should be making sure that these idiots lose in their next election. That’s it, in a nutshell. They are a bunch of cowards who don’t give a damn about the American people.