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Roll call on the bailout

Here’s how the Northwest delegation broke down on the proposal the bailout package, also known as the Economic Stabilization Plan.

Voting No
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.
Doc Hastings, R-Wash.
Dave Reichert, R-Wash.
Jay Inslee, D-Wash.
Bill Sali, R-Idaho
Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore.
Peter DeFazio, D-Ore.
David Wu, D-Ore.

Voting Yes
Norm Dicks, D-Wash.
Brian Baird, D-Wash.
Adam Smith, D-Wash.
Jim McDermott, D-Wash.
Mike Simpson, R-Idaho
Darlene Hooley, D-Ore.
Greg Walden, R-Ore.

On a political note, McMorris Rodgers opponent, Mark Mays, criticized her decision and said he would have voted yes, even though the bill wasn’t perfect.

Sali’s opponent, Walt Minnick, said he would have voted no because the bill had too many problems.


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Jim Camden is a veteran political reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Jonathan Brunt is an enterprise reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Kip Hill is a general assignments reporter for The Spokesman-Review.

Nick Deshais covers Spokane City Hall for The Spokesman-Review.

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