How Many House GOP Freshmen Hate Kids?

Today, the House passed S-CHIP legislation, expanding health care for kids. So how did the new flock of House ultra-righies vote?

HR2: Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009

How the Freshman Righties Voted
Congressman Vote
Steve Austria (OH-07) yea
Bill Cassidy (LA-06) nay
Jason Chafftez (UT-03) nay
Mike Coffman (CO-06) nay
Brett Guthrie (KY-02) nay
Gregg Harper (MO-03) nay
Duncan D. Hunter (CA-52) nay
Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-09) nay
Cynthia Lummis (WY-AL) nay
Tom McClintock (CA-04) nay
Pete Olson (TX-22) nay
Erik Paulsen (MN-03) yea
Bill Posey (FL-15) nay
Phil Roe (TN-01) nay
Tom Rooney (FL-16) nay
Aaron Schock (IL-18) nay
Glenn Thompson (PA-05) yea

Interesting, indeed! The new congressmen from Pennsylvania, Ohio and Minnesota break from the pack. Democrats peeled off a total of 40 Republicans. Two Democrats, Bobby Bright (AL-02) and Jim Marshall (GA-08), voted nay, for a final vote of 289-139 (with 6 not voting).

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