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WHIP COUNT: House lawmakers' positions on GOP's ‘Plan B’

House Republicans are trying to pass Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE’s (R-Ohio) so-called Plan B bill on the fiscal cliff, a measure that would partially avoid the cliff by making permanent tax rates on annual income up to $1 million.

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Republicans can afford only 24 defections if every Democrat votes no. Democratic leadership is whipping against the bill, though it remains unclear if the entire Democratic Caucus will oppose it. The bill is expected to hit the House floor on Thursday.

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LAST UPDATED on 12/20/12 at 7:31 p.m.

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REPUBLICANS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (26)

Justin AmashJustin AmashTrump, GOP at new crossroads on deficit Rand Paul revels in role of Senate troublemaker GOP lawmaker hits Trump over Dem memo: Americans deserve to read both MORE (Mich.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Joe Barton (Texas) Opposed

Paul Broun (Ga.) He is now a firm no; voted against the rule

John FlemingJohn Calvin FlemingCoast Guard suspends search for missing Ohio plane Freedom Caucus member to bring up bill on impeaching IRS chief GOP seeks to make it 52 MORE (La.) Leaning no

Trent Franks (Ariz.) Voted against the rule

Trey Gowdy (S.C.) Opposed

Louie Gohmert (Texas) Voted against the rule

Tim Huelskamp (Kan.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Walter Jones (N.C.) Voted against the rule

Jim Jordan (Ohio) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Raul Labrador (Idaho) “I’m a ‘Hell, no!’ ” he said.

Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) Opposed

Jeff Landry (La.) Opposed; voted against the rule

Kenny Marchant (Texas) Leaning no

Thomas Massie (Ky.) Voted against the rule

Mick Mulvaney (S.C.) Opposed

Ron Paul (Texas) Voted against the rule

Steve Scalise (La.) Went from undecided to no after Rules Committee rejected his amendment

Jean Schmidt (Ohio) Voted against the rule

David Schweikert (Ariz.) Said on Twitter, "I'm a NO vote...bad tax hikes and no spending cuts."

Steve Southerland (Fla.) Told CNN on Thursday he is leaning no

Marlin Stutzman (Ind.) Opposed

Joe Walsh (Ill.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Allen West (Fla.) Leaning no, citing sequester

Lynn Westmoreland (Ga.) Firm no

Joe Wilson (S.C.) Opposed


Undecided/Declined to answer (25)

Todd Akin (Mo.) Undecided

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Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnBlackburn pushes back on potential Corker bid: 'I'm going to win' Nervous GOP seeks new 2018 Senate candidates in three states Corker 'listening closely' to calls to reconsider retirement MORE (Tenn.) Undecided

Charles BoustanyCharles William BoustanyDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Americans worried about retirement should look to employee ownership Top Lobbyists 2017: Hired Guns MORE (La.) Undecided

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Bill Cassidy (La.) Leadership seeking his vote

Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzTrump, GOP at new crossroads on deficit Chaffetz: Spending vote means GOP 'lost every single bit of credibility' on debt Let’s not fail in our second chance to protect Bears Ears MORE (Utah) Declines to answer; has defected on other votes

Howard Coble (N.C.) Undecided. Usually a reliable vote on high-profile fiscal bills. Coble said, "I am praying about it."

Robert Hurt (Va.) Undecided

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Scott GarrettErnest (Scott) Scott GarrettBipartisan group of House lawmakers urge action on Export-Import Bank nominees Manufacturers press Senate to approve Ex-Im board members Let's hope Republicans use the new year to get moving on Trump's nominees MORE (N.J.) Declined to answer

Phil GingreyJohn (Phil) Phillip Gingrey2017's top health care stories, from ObamaCare to opioids Beating the drum on healthcare Former GOP chairman joins K Street MORE (Ga.) Undecided

Billy Long (Mo.) Declined to answer

Buck McKeon (Calif.) Armed Services Committee Chairman said he is concerned about sequestration and is not sure he can vote for bill.

Tim Murphy (Pa.) Undecided

Kristi Noem (S.D.) Undecided

Tom Latham (Iowa) Latham is tight with BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE

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Alan Nunnelee (Wis.) Not commenting at this time. Usually, a reliable vote for GOP leaders

Tom Price (Ga.) Undecided

Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.) Declined to answer

Tim Scott (S.C.) Soon-to-senator won't say

Lee Terry (Neb.) Undecided

Mike Turner (Ohio) Undecided

Bill Young (Fla.) Undecided, worried about sequester. Says he has talked to Boehner about addressing sequester in measure.


Firm Yes, Leaning Yes, or Likely Yes (24)

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Diane BlackDiane Lynn BlackWomack wins initial support to become Budget chairman House Foreign Affairs chairman to retire This week: Clock ticks toward shutdown deadline MORE (Tenn.) Leaning yes

John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) Leaning yes

Tim Griffin (Ark.) Supports

Morgan GriffithHoward (Morgan) Morgan GriffithTrust the people and the states on cannabis Ryan sets record for closing down debate in House: report It's time to eliminate the secretive Pharmacy Benefit Manager pricing practices MORE (Va.) Leaning yes

Gregg Harper (Miss.) Supports

Andy Harris (Md.) Voted against the rule, but is leaning yes

Steve King (Iowa) Will vote yes. Big get for GOP leaders

Jack Kingston (Ga.) Leaning yes

Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) In Thursday (12/20) floor speech, McClintock embraces bill. A Big get for GOP leaders. McClintock has defected on other fiscal bills.

Steven LaTourette (Ohio) Retiring lawmaker will vote yes

Jerry Lewis (Calif.) Supports

Devin Nunes (Calif.) Supports

Tom Reed (N.Y.) Supports

Tom Rooney (Fla.) Supports

Dennis Ross (Fla.) Leaning yes

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Bobby Schilling (Ill.) A yes vote

Pete Sessions (Texas) Incoming Rules Committee chairman is a yes

Mike Simpson (Idaho) Will vote yes

Steve Stivers (Ohio) Supports

Patrick Tiberi (Ohio) Supports

Rob WoodallWilliam (Rob) Robert WoodallHouse GOP pushes hard-line immigration plan as Senate deals fail Womack wins initial support to become Budget chairman This week: Clock ticks toward shutdown deadline MORE (Ga.) Will vote yes

Don YoungDonald (Don) Edwin YoungTrump EPA revives Obama proposal to block controversial Alaska mine Lawmakers see path to bringing back earmarks Oprah could be Democrats’ key to beating Trump MORE (Alaska) Says he will "probably vote for it."



DEMOCRATS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (4)

Gerry ConnollyGerald (Gerry) Edward ConnollyFlorida students turn to activism in wake of shooting House Dem joins protest at NRA headquarters following Florida school shooting Trump budget threatens local transit projects MORE (Va.) Opposed

Jim Himes (Conn.) Opposed

Collin Peterson (Minn.) Firm no, but says he knows of a Blue Dog who will vote yes. Declines to name the member.

Heath Shuler (N.C.) Says he'll vote no and doesn't know of any Dems who will vote yes.


Undecided/Declined to answer (3)

Dan Boren (Okla.) Undecided

Ben Chandler (Ky.) Declined to answer

Dennis Kucinich (Ohio) Declined to answer


Erik Wasson, Molly K. Hooper, Russell Berman, Vicki Needham, Bernie Becker, Jonathan Easley, Peter Schroeder, Daniel Strauss, Bob Cusack contributed.