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Kirk Defaults on Fiscal Responsibility. Votes for “Cap and Trade” Tax Hike

Illinois Review 28 June 2009 2 Comments

Mark Kirk was the only Republican member of the Illinois congressional delegation that voted Friday night for HR 2454,  commonly referred to as “Cap and Trade” or a “Global Warming” bill. The federal legislation taxing the use of energy, passed by a mere seven votes, eight of which were Republican votes. Biggert, another Republican congresswoman who often votes with Democrats on social issues, was a question until she spoke on the House floor Friday against the Waxman-Markey bill.

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  • Dan Kelley said:

    Mark Kirk (R-10th) comes across looking like a RINO who wants to cozy up to the Illinois Democrats since his continued tenure in Congress seems doubtful.

  • Jerry smith said:

    This is the last straw with this JERK!!!!! My wife, myself and my (2) eligible and voting kids have had it. No more…..

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