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Senate, with Nelson and LeMieux in favor, passes $858 billion tax cut deal

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December

The U.S. Senate just approved the $858 billion tax cut deal that includes an extension of the Bush-era tax cuts, for all income levels, for at least two years and scores of other incentives aimed at the middle class and other taxpayers.

While neither Republicans nor Democrats were entirely happy, the deal represents a rare sign of bipartisanship and a victory for President Obama. (story here)

Florida Sens. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and George LeMieux, a Republican voted for the deal. It now heads to the House. Below, the complete roll call.

By The Associated Press


The 81-19 roll call Wednesday by which the Senate passed a sweeping tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes while also reducing their Social Security taxes and extending jobless benefits.

A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill.

Voting yes were 43 Democrats, 37 Republicans and 1 independent.
Voting no were 13 Democrats, 5 Republicans and 1 independent.

ALABAMA
Sessions (R), No; Shelby (R), Yes.

ALASKA
Begich (D), Yes; Murkowski (R), Yes.

ARIZONA
Kyl (R), Yes; McCain (R), Yes.

ARKANSAS
Lincoln (D), Yes; Pryor (D), Yes.

CALIFORNIA
Boxer (D), Yes; Feinstein (D), Yes.

COLORADO
Bennet (D), Yes; Udall (D), No.

CONNECTICUT
Dodd (D), Yes; Lieberman (I), Yes.

DELAWARE
Carper (D), Yes; Coons (D), Yes.

FLORIDA
LeMieux (R), Yes; Nelson (D), Yes.

GEORGIA
Chambliss (R), Yes; Isakson (R), Yes.

HAWAII
Akaka (D), Yes; Inouye (D), Yes.

IDAHO
Crapo (R), Yes; Risch (R), Yes.

ILLINOIS
Durbin (D), Yes; Kirk (R), Yes.

INDIANA
Bayh (D), Yes; Lugar (R), Yes.

IOWA
Grassley (R), Yes; Harkin (D), No.

KANSAS
Brownback (R), Yes; Roberts (R), Yes.

KENTUCKY
Bunning (R), Yes; McConnell (R), Yes.

LOUISIANA
Landrieu (D), Yes; Vitter (R), Yes.

MAINE
Collins (R), Yes; Snowe (R), Yes.

MARYLAND
Cardin (D), Yes; Mikulski (D), Yes.

MASSACHUSETTS
Brown (R), Yes; Kerry (D), Yes.

MICHIGAN
Levin (D), No; Stabenow (D), Yes.

MINNESOTA
Franken (D), Yes; Klobuchar (D), Yes.

MISSISSIPPI
Cochran (R), Yes; Wicker (R), Yes.

MISSOURI
Bond (R), Yes; McCaskill (D), Yes.

MONTANA
Baucus (D), Yes; Tester (D), Yes.

NEBRASKA
Johanns (R), Yes; Nelson (D), Yes.

NEVADA
Ensign (R), No; Reid (D), Yes.

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Gregg (R), Yes; Shaheen (D), Yes.

NEW JERSEY
Lautenberg (D), No; Menendez (D), Yes.

NEW MEXICO
Bingaman (D), No; Udall (D), No.

NEW YORK
Gillibrand (D), No; Schumer (D), Yes.

NORTH CAROLINA
Burr (R), Yes; Hagan (D), No.

NORTH DAKOTA
Conrad (D), Yes; Dorgan (D), No.

OHIO
Brown (D), Yes; Voinovich (R), No.

OKLAHOMA
Coburn (R), No; Inhofe (R), Yes.

OREGON
Merkley (D), No; Wyden (D), No.

PENNSYLVANIA
Casey (D), Yes; Specter (D), Yes.

RHODE ISLAND
Reed (D), Yes; Whitehouse (D), Yes.

SOUTH CAROLINA
DeMint (R), No; Graham (R), Yes.

SOUTH DAKOTA
Johnson (D), Yes; Thune (R), Yes.

TENNESSEE
Alexander (R), Yes; Corker (R), Yes.

TEXAS
Cornyn (R), Yes; Hutchison (R), Yes.

UTAH
Bennett (R), Yes; Hatch (R), Yes.

VERMONT
Leahy (D), No; Sanders (I), No.

VIRGINIA
Warner (D), Yes; Webb (D), Yes.

WASHINGTON
Cantwell (D), Yes; Murray (D), Yes.

WEST VIRGINIA
Manchin (D), Yes; Rockefeller (D), Yes.

WISCONSIN
Feingold (D), No; Kohl (D), Yes.

WYOMING
Barrasso (R), Yes; Enzi (R), Yes.

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