That the ELECTED might never form to themselves an interest
    separate from the ELECTORS, prudence will point out the
    propriety of having elections often.

    — Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776
think-progress:

31 Republican men voted against the Violence Against Women Act in the Senate today. All 5 Republican women voted for it. 
Surprise. 

In the latest episode of the Republican War on Women®, here are the names of the 31 Male Republican Senators who voted against S.1925, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act”
* indicates Senate Seat up for grabs this year
Barrasso (R-WY) *
Blunt (R-MO)
Boozman (R-AR)
Burr (R-NC)
Chambliss (R-GA)
Coburn (R-OK)
Cochran (R-MS)
Cornyn (R-TX)
DeMint (R-SC)
Enzi (R-WY)
Graham (R-SC)
Grassley (R-IA)
Hatch (R-UT)*
Inhofe (R-OK)
Isakson (R-GA)
Johanns (R-NE)
Johnson (R-WI)
Kyl (R-AZ) *
Lee (R-UT)
Lugar (R-IN) *
McConnell (R-KY)
Moran (R-KS)
Paul (R-KY)
Risch (R-ID)
Roberts (R-KS)
Rubio (R-FL)
Sessions (R-AL)
Shelby (R-AL)
Thune (R-SD)
Toomey (R-PA)
Wicker (R-MS) *

think-progress:

31 Republican men voted against the Violence Against Women Act in the Senate today. All 5 Republican women voted for it. 

Surprise. 

In the latest episode of the Republican War on Women®, here are the names of the 31 Male Republican Senators who voted against S.1925, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act”

* indicates Senate Seat up for grabs this year

Barrasso (R-WY) *

Blunt (R-MO)

Boozman (R-AR)

Burr (R-NC)

Chambliss (R-GA)

Coburn (R-OK)

Cochran (R-MS)

Cornyn (R-TX)

DeMint (R-SC)

Enzi (R-WY)

Graham (R-SC)

Grassley (R-IA)

Hatch (R-UT)*

Inhofe (R-OK)

Isakson (R-GA)

Johanns (R-NE)

Johnson (R-WI)

Kyl (R-AZ) *

Lee (R-UT)

Lugar (R-IN) *

McConnell (R-KY)

Moran (R-KS)

Paul (R-KY)

Risch (R-ID)

Roberts (R-KS)

Rubio (R-FL)

Sessions (R-AL)

Shelby (R-AL)

Thune (R-SD)

Toomey (R-PA)

Wicker (R-MS) *

neonmojo:

Just wash the fucking spoon.

48 Senators Who Voted Against Eliminating Tax Subsidies for Big OilS.2204 - March 29, 2012
* indicates Senate Seat up for re-election this year.
Lamar Alexander  R - TN Kelly Ayotte  R - NH John Barrasso   R - WY * Mark Begich   D - AK Roy Blunt  R - MO John Boozman  R - ARScott Brown  R - MA *Richard M. Burr  R - NC Saxby Chambliss  R - GA Daniel Coats  R - IN Tom Coburn  R - OK Thad Cochran  R - MS Bob Corker  R - TN *John Cornyn  R - TX Michael D. Crapo  R - ID Jim DeMint  R - SC Michael B. Enzi  R - WY Lindsey Graham  R - SC Charles E. Grassley  R - IA  Orrin G. Hatch  R - UT * Dean Heller  R - NV *John Hoeven  R - ND Kay Bailey Hutchison  R - TX *James M. Inhofe  R - OK Johnny Isakson  R - GA Mike Johanns  R - NE Ron Johnson  R - WI Mark Steven Kirk  R - IL  Jon Kyl  R - AZ * Mary L. Landrieu   D - LA Mike Lee  R - UT Richard G. Lugar  R - IN *Grampy McInsane  R - AZ Mitch McConnell  R - KY Jerry Moran  R - KS Lisa Murkowski  R - AK  Ben Nelson   D - NE * Rand Paul  R - KY Rob Portman  R - OH Jim Risch  R - ID Pat Roberts  R - KS Marco Rubio  R - FL Jeff Sessions  R - AL  Richard C. Shelby  R - AL  John Thune  R - SD Patrick J. Toomey  R - PA David Vitter  R - LA  Roger Wicker  R - MS *

neonmojo:

Just wash the fucking spoon.


48 Senators Who Voted Against Eliminating Tax Subsidies for Big Oil
S.2204 - March 29, 2012

* indicates Senate Seat up for re-election this year.

Lamar Alexander  R - TN
Kelly Ayotte  R - NH
John Barrasso   R - WY *
Mark Begich   D - AK
Roy Blunt  R - MO
John Boozman  R - AR
Scott Brown  R - MA *
Richard M. Burr  R - NC
Saxby Chambliss  R - GA
Daniel Coats  R - IN
Tom Coburn  R - OK
Thad Cochran  R - MS
Bob Corker  R - TN *
John Cornyn  R - TX
Michael D. Crapo  R - ID
Jim DeMint  R - SC
Michael B. Enzi  R - WY
Lindsey Graham  R - SC
Charles E. Grassley  R - IA
Orrin G. Hatch  R - UT *
Dean Heller  R - NV *
John Hoeven  R - ND
Kay Bailey Hutchison  R - TX *
James M. Inhofe  R - OK
Johnny Isakson  R - GA
Mike Johanns  R - NE
Ron Johnson  R - WI
Mark Steven Kirk  R - IL
Jon Kyl  R - AZ *
Mary L. Landrieu   D - LA
Mike Lee  R - UT
Richard G. Lugar  R - IN *
Grampy McInsane  R - AZ
Mitch McConnell  R - KY
Jerry Moran  R - KS
Lisa Murkowski  R - AK
Ben Nelson   D - NE *
Rand Paul  R - KY
Rob Portman  R - OH
Jim Risch  R - ID
Pat Roberts  R - KS
Marco Rubio  R - FL
Jeff Sessions  R - AL
Richard C. Shelby  R - AL
John Thune  R - SD
Patrick J. Toomey  R - PA
David Vitter  R - LA
Roger Wicker  R - MS *

(via amodernmanifesto)

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