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How they voted: House roll call on $14B auto rescue bill

The 237-170 roll call Wednesday by which the House approved a $14 billion rescue package for the nation's auto industry.
All three of Louisiana's Democrats - Don Cazayoux, William Jefferson, and Charlie Melancon - voted yes. Republicans Rodney Alexander, Charles Boustany, and Steve Scalise voted no, while Jim McCrery voted yes.
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