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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
Darn! My congressman is not one of the House Republicans who would vote for a clean budget bill!
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By Pat Cunningham
Oct. 7, 2013 5:15 p.m.



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Drat it all! Rep. Adam Kinzinger (above), the Illinois Republican, is not on THIS LIST:

In the hours since the government shut down, House Republicans have slowly but steadily been coming forward to say they’re ready to pass a bill to fund the government with no strings attached.

As of Sunday night, the number of those Republicans hit 22 (a soft 23, including Rep. Rodney Davis) — surpassing the magic 17 votes needed to pass a clean funding bill if all 200 Democrats stick together and team up with them. Of course, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) would have ...

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