Five Blue Dogs join GOP in vote for 'cut, cap and balance' bill

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Cooper, a member of the New Democrat Coalition, signed a letter Tuesday endorsing the Senate's Gang of Six plan, which includes $3.7 trillion in budget savings and is likely to draw more support from Democrats.

GOP presidential candidates Reps. Michele BachmannMichele BachmannGOP operative Ed Rollins joins pro-Trump super-PAC Michele Bachmann trolls Clinton on NYC subway Michele Bachmann breaks out dance moves MORE (Minn.) and Ron Paul (Texas) were among the nine House Republicans to vote no. The others were Reps. Paul BrounPaul BrounCalifornia lawmaker's chief of staff resigns after indictment Republican candidates run against ghost of John Boehner The Trail 2016: Let’s have another debate! MORE (Ga.), Francisco "Quico" Canseco (Texas), Scott DesJarlais (Tenn.), Morgan GriffithMorgan GriffithPolice: Apple, Google should ban foreign encrypted apps Six Republicans reject bill renaming program to recruit women in science Supreme Court weighs legality of Virginia redistricting MORE (Va.), Connie Mack (Fla.), Walter Jones (N.C) and Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.). 

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.), another presidential contender, voted yes.

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