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This morning:

Jim White ā€@JW_for_Congress

Time for a change. This congress is not working. Government should govern. 7:25 AM – 28 Feb 2015

You got that right.

Last night the U.S. House of Representatives settled on a voting on a measure to continue funding Homeland Security for one more week. You read that right. One more week.

[….]

One Hundred Fourteenth Congress

of the

United States of America


AT THE FIRST SESSION

[….]

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS.

   The Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 (Public Law 113-164; 128 Stat. 1867) is amended by striking the date specified in section 106(3) and inserting `March 6, 2015′.

[….]

[emphasis in original

One week. They get to play this game next week, too. The vote:

FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 106

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     H R 33      2/3 RECORDED VOTE      27-Feb-2015      9:59 PM

     QUESTION:  On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment

—- AYES    357 —

Clay

Cleaver

Graves (MO)

Luetkemeyer

Smith (MO)

Wagner

—- NOES    60 —

—- NOT VOTING    15 —

Hartzler

Long

[emphasis added]

Not Voting? Why?