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Young, Bilirakis break with GOP on unemployment benefits



Tampa Bay area Congressmen C.W. Bill Young and Gus Bilirakis were among six Florida Republicans who voted with Democrats today to extend benefits to about 2.5 million unemployed Americans, including 200,000 in the Sunshine State.

Democrats — Boyd, Y; Brown, Corrine, Y; Castor, Y; Deutch, Y; Grayson, Y; Hastings, Y; Klein, Y; Kosmas, Y; Meek, Y; Wasserman Schultz, Y.

Republicans — Bilirakis, Y; Brown-Waite, Ginny, N; Buchanan, N; Crenshaw, N; Diaz-Balart, L., Y; Diaz-Balart, M., Y; Mack, N; Mica, N; Miller, N; Posey, Y; Putnam, N; Rooney, N; Ros-Lehtinen, Y; Stearns, N; Young, Y.

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:14am]


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