The only three "no" votes came from Reps. Justin AmashJustin AmashWatchdog: Haley violated federal law by retweeting Trump endorsement House votes to crack down on undocumented immigrants with gang ties GOP lawmaker taunts House conservatives: Trump’s base is not ‘small faction of obstructionists’ MORE (R-Mich.), Tom Massie (R-Ky.), and Reid RibbleReid RibbleWith Trump, conservatives hope for ally in 'War on Christmas' GOP rushes to embrace Trump House stays Republican as GOP limits losses MORE (R-Wis.).

Because the House of Representatives would run the contest, House passage is all that's needed. The resolution says the Committee on House Administration is tasked with coming up with the rules for the competition.

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Reps. Robert Andrews (D-N.J.) and George Miller (D-Calif.) used the debate to argue that the resolution is being overshadowed by the coming sequester, which they said will threaten job creation around the country. Both asked for unanimous consent that the House take up a Democratic bill that would replace the $85 billion in cuts with a mix of cuts and new taxes, but each time, the chair said that request has not been cleared by the leaders of both parties.

Just before voting on the resolution, the House voted 1-415 against adjourning the House. The House has held a handful of these votes this year, which appear to be designed to show the public that both parties want to stay in session and work.

In between votes, House Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew Boehner‘Lone wolf’ characterization of mass murderers is the epitome of white privilege Pelosi urges Ryan to create select committee on gun violence Ex-congressman Michael Grimm formally announces bid for old seat MORE (R-Ohio) offered his occasional reminder to members about proper floor procedure, including the need to dress appropriately. "You know who you are," he said to laughter.