65 Fearless House Members

Posted on March 12, 2010

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Question: What does Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat representing Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties, have in common with Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex), Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich), Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass), and Rep. David Obey (D-Wis)?

Answer: They are among the small minority, 65 members of the U.S. House of representatives, who were willing to vote against the war in Afghanistan this week.

65 House members voted YES to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan (60 Democrats and 5 Republicans). Voting NO were 356 House members (189 Democrats and 167 Republicans). Here is a list of the representives voting against the war.

Baldwin
Campbell
Capuano
Chu
Clarke
Clay
Cleaver
Crowley
Davis (IL)
DeFazio
Doyle
Duncan
Edwards (MD)
Ellison
Farr
Filner
Frank (MA)
Grayson
Grijalva
Gutierrez
Hastings (FL)
Jackson (IL)
Jackson Lee (TX)
Johnson (IL)
Johnson, E. B.
Jones
Kagen
Kucinich
Larson (CT)
Lee (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Maffei
Maloney
Markey (MA)
McDermott
McGovern
Michaud
Miller, George
Nadler (NY)
Napolitano
Neal (MA)
Obey
Olver
Paul
Payne
Pingree (ME)
Polis (CO)
Quigley
Rangel
Richardson
Sánchez, Linda T.
Sanchez, Loretta
Schakowsky
Serrano
Speier
Stark
Stupak
Tierney
Towns
Tsongas
Velázquez
Waters
Watson
Welch
Woolsey
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