Coleman, Klobuchar split on auto bailout
Sen. Norm Coleman and Sen. Amy Klobuchar split their votes on the auto bailout that failed in the Senate yesterday 52-35. The $14 billion rescue bill had passed the House this week, but chances were slim in the Senate for a final deal.
A "yes" vote was a vote to consider the House bill and a "no" vote was a vote to stop the bill. Supporters needed 60 votes.
Coleman's vote makes him part of the "Gang of 18"compiled on Daily Kos
. The list includes Republicans who voted for the bank bailout, but voted against the auto industry bailout.
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