Excerpt:This time however, not even one of Wisconsin's three GOP congressmen had the courage of their convictions to stick around for the vote.
It was called a "Christmas miracle," but a last-minute compromise by Congress will provide a smaller aid package than originally envisioned to help victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center and the responders sickened as they worked in its smoldering ruins.
Interestingly, other Fox News contributors like Michelle Bachmann, Eric Cantor, Steven King and Joe "you lie" Wilson were among the 59 republicans voting against the deficit neutral bill. Only one democrat, Gene Taylor from Mississippi, was crazy enough to go along with the republicans, but he's a lame-duck anyways.
John Heckenlively: Ryan, GOP vote against helping 9/11 first-responders (July 30, 2010)
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