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More Blue Dogs Come Home

In addition to Leonard Boswell, the following Representatives who originally signed the Blue Dog letter to Nancy Pelosi in support of the SSCI bill voted for the House bill today:

  • Rep. Leonard L. Boswell, D-Iowa — Phone: (202) 225-3806, Fax: (202) 225-5608
  • Rep. Marion Berry, D-Ark. — Phone: (202) 225-4076, Fax: (202) 225-5602
  • Rep. Mike Ross, D-Ark. — Phone: (202) 225-3772, Fax: (202) 225-1314
  • Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D. — Phone: (202) 225-2611, Fax: (202) 226-0893
  • Rep. Melissa Bean, D-Ill. — Phone: (202) 225-3711, Fax: (202) 225-7830
  • Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga. — Phone: (202) 225-2823, Fax: (202) 225-3377
  • Rep. Allen Boyd, D-Fla. — Phone: (202) 225-5235, Fax: (202) 225-5615
  • Rep. Joe Baca, D-Calif. — Phone: (202) 225-6161, Fax: (202) 225-8671
  • Rep. John Tanner, D-Tenn. — Phone: (202) 225-4714, Fax: (202) 225-1765
  • Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah — Phone: (202) 225-3011, Fax: (202) 225-5638
  • Rep. Brad Ellsworth, D-Ind. — Phone: (202) 225-4636, Fax: (202) 225-3284
  • Rep. Charlie Melancon, D-La. — Phone: (202) 225-4031, Fax: (202) 226-3944
  • Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan. — Phone: (202) 225-2865, Fax: (202) 225-2807
  • Rep. Zack Space, D-Ohio — Phone: (202) 225-6265, Fax: (202) 225-3394

Altogether, 15 of those who originally signed the letter voted with their party today, plus Lincoln Davis, who voted present. They picked up Lampson, who voted against the bill. But in all, that’s a pretty profound turn.

Notably, Barrow, Boswell, Ellsworth, and Space were targeted by Blue America. I guess that leaves just Carney and Shuler as candidates to have an ad run against them for opposing civil liberties.

If any of these guys who changed their vote are your Representative, please call them and thank them for supporting their party on this important vote.

Update: Stole the list with phone numbers from McJoan. Also, as McJoan suggests, it’s also probably a good idea to thank the Freshmen for refusing to be cowed by the Republican fearmongering.

  • Jason Altmire (PA-04), Phone: (202) 225-2565, Fax: (202) 226-2274
  • Mike Arcuri (NY-24), Phone: (202) 225-3665, Fax: (202) 225-1891
  • Nancy Boyda (KS-02), Phone: (202) 225-6601, Fax: (202) 225-7986
  • Joe Courtney (CT-02), Phone: (202) 225-2076, Fax: (202) 225-4977
  • Joe Donnelly (IN-02), Phone: (202) 225-3915, Fax: (202) 225-6798
  • Gabrielle Giffords (AZ-08), Phone: (202) 225-2542, Fax: (202) 225-0378
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-20), Phone: (202) 225-5614, Fax: (202) 225-1168
  • Paul Hodes (NH-02), Phone: (202) 225-5206, Fax: (202) 225-2946
  • Steve Kagen (WI-08), Phone: (202) 225-5665, Fax: (202) 225-5729
  • Ron Klein (FL-22), Phone: (202) 225-3026, Fax: (202) 225-8398
  • Tim Mahoney (FL-16), Phone: (202) 225-5792, Fax: (202) 225-3132
  • Jerry McNerney (CA-11), Phone: (202) 225-1947, Fax: (202) 225-4060
  • Harry Mitchell (AZ-05), Phone: (202) 225-2190, Fax: (202) 225-3263
  • Christopher Murphy (CT-05), Phone: (202) 225-4476, Fax: (202) 225-5933
  • Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Phone: (202) 225-5456, Fax: (202) 225-5822
  • Tim Walz (MN-01), Phone: (202) 225-2472, Fax: (202) 225-3433

Nancy Boyda, in particular, deserves special kudos for giving a kick ass speech on the floor.

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