In an almost comical move with awesomely bad timing, they were actually asking for more funds. As Ace channels ACORN, the opines; "Hey, Maybe This Isn't The Best Time to Ask, But If You Have Another $6 Million Handy, We'd Like More Money. ... Seriously, they're asking for $6 million more, or at least were before the past several hours caught them up to reality." (http://minx.cc/?post=292290).
"The Johanns Amendment # 2355 to H.R. 3288 passed by a margin of 83 to 7.
**UPDATE** View complete Senate vote here.
The seven “NAYs”:
From the Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate voted Monday to block the Housing and Urban Development Department from giving grants to ACORN, a community organization under fire in several voter-registration fraud cases.The 83-7 vote would deny housing and community grant funding to ACORN, which stands for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now."
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