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How John Kerry voted on key votes

Member Most DEMS
Passed VOTE 184

Middle-class Tax Relief

S. 3412; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to middle-class families.

Rejected VOTE 34

Keystone pipeline amendment

To approve the Keystone XL pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight.

Rejected VOTE 33

Keystone pipeline amendment

To require the pipeline permit application to be approved or denied within 90 days of the completion of all analyses required by current law and executive orders, ban the export of Canadian crude oil transported on the pipeline without a presidential waiver and require the pipeline to be built with American products whenever possible.

Agreed to VOTE 24

Block the birth-control exemption

Block a bill to let employers and insurers refuse to cover birth control and other health services that violate their religious beliefs.

Agreed to VOTE 22

Extension of the payroll tax holiday and unemployment insurance benefits

Bill to extend through the end of 2012 the payroll tax holiday and unemployment insurance benefits.

Passed VOTE 204

Veterans jobs bill

The bill would extend tax credits to businesses that hire unemployed veterans and provide new dollars for retraining older unemployed veterans for high-demand fields.

Agreed to VOTE 151

Vote to table spending bill

Vote to table the House bill to provide continuing appropriations in fiscal year 2011 and additional appropriations for disaster relief

Agreed to VOTE 123

Final debt deal

Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 365; An act to provide for budget control.

Rejected VOTE 89

Vote to repeal ethanol subsidy

Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Coburn Amdt. No. 436; To repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit.

Passed VOTE 61

Final Senate vote on 2011 budget

H.R. 1473; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense and the other departments and agencies of the Government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, and for other purposes.

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