MegaVote February 18, 2014

In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Debt Limit – Passage
  • House: Debt Limit – Passage

Editor’s Note: Both chambers are in recess. The Senate returns Monday, Feb. 24. The House returns Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Recent Senate Votes Debt Limit – Passage – Vote Agreed to (55-43, 2 Not Voting)
One day after the House voted to raise the U.S. Treasury’s debt limit, the Senate finalized an extension of the limit through March 15, 2015. The final vote fell along party lines, with both independent Senators voting with the Democratic caucus to approve the motion to concur.
Sen. Charles Schumer voted YES
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted YES

Recent House Votes Debt Limit – Passage – Vote Passed (221-201, 10 Not Voting)
The House narrowly passed an extension of the U.S. Treasury’s temporary debt limit on Tuesday by agreeing to a previous Senate bill. The debt limit extension raised the debt limit through March 15, 2015. House members did not add on conditions to raising the debt limit or additional policy requirements to the Senate legislation.
Rep. Louise Slaughter voted YES

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