How Jane Harman voted on key votes

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Passed VOTE 66

A 90-day extension of Patriot Act provisions

Extends three provisions of the Patriot Act until May 27, 2011, a compromise reached by congressional leaders to give lawmakers more time to consider re-authorizing them for a longer period of time.

Passed VOTE 36

Extend three provisions of the Patriot Act

Extends three key provisions of the counterterrorism surveillance law until Dec. 8, 2011. One of the provisions authorizes the FBI to continue using roving wiretaps on surveillance targets; the second allows the government to access "any tangible items," such as library records, in the course of surveillance; and the third is a "lone wolf" provision that allows for the surveillance of targets who are not connected to an identified terrorist group.

Failed VOTE 26

Extend provisions of Patriot Act (needed 2/3 to pass)

Extend expiring provisions of the USA Patriot Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 relating to access to business records, individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers, and roving wiretaps until Dec. 8, 2011.

Passed VOTE 14

Repeal health-care overhaul

A vote to repeal the health-care overhaul signed into law by President Obama.

Passed VOTE 8

Cut House salaries and expenses

The resolution will cut the budgets of House committee and the 435 legislative offices by five percent. The House Appropriations Committee will get a nine-percent cut, which was requested by Chairman Harold Rogers (R-Ky.)

Boehner elected VOTE 2

Election of the Speaker

Passed VOTE 664

9/11 Health and Compensation Act

Provides health coverage and financial compensation to first responders to the World Trade Center terrorist attacks.

Passed VOTE 661

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Overhaul of the nation's food safety system.

Passed VOTE 659

America Competes Act

America Competes Reauthorization Act

Passed VOTE 647

To extend Bush tax cuts

Vote to extend George W. Bush tax cuts.

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