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Hotline Whip Count: Continuing Resolution

March 16, 2011

The House passed a continuing resolution to fund the government for three more weeks and cut $6 billion more from current spending on Tuesday and the Senate is expected to follow suit. The current CR expires after Friday.

We've compiled a whip count of senators who have committed to voting no, and we've reached out to the offices of the nine senators who voted no on the most recent two-week CR, to see where they stand. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said in a radio interview today he would vote against the current CR, as he did on the two-week measure.

Meanwhile, at least two senators who voted yes on the two-week CR have committed to voting yes on the new CR: Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.).

Stay tuned to Hotline On Call for the latest list. Did we miss anyone? Let us know, and we'll add them.

No on current three-week CR, yes on previous two-week CR:

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) (release)
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) (spokesperson confirmed)

No on current three-week CR, no on previous two-week CR:

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) (spokesperson confirmed)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) (spokesperson confirmed)
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) (spokesperson confirmed)
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) (radio interview)

No on previous two-week CR, office unsure/undeclared/no response on current three-week CR:

Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho)
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.)
Sen. James Risch (R-Idaho)

This post was updated at 9:12 p.m. on March 16.

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