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 BachmannTrump says 2016 is the GOP's last chance to win Bachmann: Clinton will prosecute churches and nonprofits The Hill's 12:30 Report 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 GriffithOvernight Healthcare: Official hints at talks with ObamaCare insurers | Companies brace for 'Cadillac tax' Official hints at settlement talks with ObamaCare insurers House Republicans pitch internal rules changes MORE (Va.), Connie Mack (Fla.), Walter Jones (N.C) and Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.). 

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