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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Roster of States Whose Senators Opposed Gun Measure

As I've written previously, you can blame the NRA all you want for today's vote but it was practically a foregone conclusion--given the fact that the U.S. gives equal power to every state, no matter the size.  To underscore this, here is breakdown  of the 45 who opposed the measure, with their (generally small or very small and sometimes medium-sized) states.  ALSO, Gabby Giffords op-ed in Thursday NYT, don't miss.
  • Mark Begich (D-AK)    
  • Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)    
  • Mark Pryor (D-AR)   
  • Max Baucus (D-MT)
  • Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
  • Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
  • John Barrasso (R-WY)
  • Roy Blunt (R-MO)
  • John Boozman (R-AR)
  • Richard Burr (R-NC)
  • Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
  • Dan Coats (R-IN)
  • Tom Coburn (R-OK)
  • Thad Cochran (R-MS)
  • Bob Corker (R-TN)
  • John Cornyn (R-TX)
  • Mike Crapo (R-ID)
  • Ted Cruz (R-TX)
  • Michael Enzi (R-WY)
  • Deb Fischer (R-NE)
  • Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
  • Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
  • Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
  • Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
  • Dean Heller (R-NV)
  • John Hoeven (R-ND)
  • Jim Inhofe (R-OK)
  • Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
  • Mike Johanns (R-NE)
  • Ron Johnson (R-WI)
  • Mike Lee (R-UT)
  • Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
  • Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  • Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  • Rand Paul (R-KY)
  • Rob Portman (R-OH)
  • James Risch (R-ID)
  • Pat Roberts (R-KS)
  • Marco Rubio (R-FL)
  • Timothy Scott (R-SC)
  • Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
  • Richard Shelby (R-AL)
  • John Thune (R-SD)
  • David Vitter (R-LA)
  • Roger Wicker (R-MS)

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