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Senators Who Voted Against Second Half Of Bailout

Here are all the senators who voted to block release of the second $350 billion of the $700 billion federal government rescue/bailout.

The vote split largely along party lines, with many Republicans voting to block the bailout, but there some senators on both sides broke ranks.

Democrats who broke ranks with President-elect Obama, who requested the second half of the bailout, are highlighted in bold.

Here's the list:

- John Barrasso (R-Wyo.)
- Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)
- Robert Bennett (R-Utah)
- Kit Bond (R-Mo.)
- Sam Brownback (R-Kan.)
- Richard Burr (R-N.C.)
- Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)
- Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.)
- Tom Coburn (R-Okla.)
- Thad Cochran (R-Miss.)
- Susan Collins (R-Maine)
- Bob Corker (R-Tenn.)
- John Cornyn (R-Tex.)
- Mike Crapo (R-Ind.)
- Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)
- Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.)
- John Ensign (R-Nev.)
- Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.)
- Russ Feingold (D-Wisc.)
- Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)
- Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)
- Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.)
- James Inhofe (R-Okla.)
- Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)
- Mike Johanns (R-Neb.)
- Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.)
- Mel Martinez (R-Fla.)
- John McCain (R-Ariz.)
- Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)
- Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
- Ben Nelson (D-Neb.)
- James Risch (R-Idaho)
- Pat Roberts (R-Kan.)
- Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
- Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.)
- Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)
- Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)
- Arlen Specter (R-Penn.)
- John Thune (R-S.D.)
- David Vitter (R-La.)
- Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)
- Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)

-- Frank Ahrens
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By Frank Ahrens  |  January 16, 2009; 9:36 AM ET
Categories:  The Ticker  | Tags: Senate, bailout  
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