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 BachmannNo-shows at GOP convention Clinton camp: Trump VP pick is 'divisive,' 'unpopular' Lobbying world 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 GriffithGOP divided over 0M for climate fund Trump slips on Constitution particulars at House GOP meeting Overnight Regulation: Supreme Court rejects GOP redistricting challenge 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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