Bankers Score Big Victory with TAG Procedural Vote
A procedural Senate vote Tuesday to consider S. 3637, which would extend the Transaction Account Guarantee, won by a significant margin of 76-20, according to the official roll call posted on the Senate website.
All Senate Democrats voted yes on the measure, with the exception of Sens. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii and Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, who did not cast votes. All 20 “nay” votes were cast by Senate Republicans.