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House Fails to Pass Patriot Act Extensions

BREAKING: In a vote this evening, the House failed to extend key provisions of the Patriot Act. The measure was brought up under suspension, meaning it required a two-thirds majority to pass, but it came up just short, 277 to 148.

The vote breakdown:

Yes — 210 Republicans, 67 Democrats

No — 26 Republicans, 122 Democrats

Here’s the roll.

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...

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