Roberts votes against immigration bill debate
06/11/2013 2:46 PM
06/11/2013 2:48 PM
of Kansas — who, by the way, will face voters next year — continue to be an outlier among his Kansas and Missouri colleagues.
Tuesday, Robertswas the only local vote against proceeding to debate on the controversial Gang of 8 immigration proposal
Monday, he was the only vote against the farm bill.
Only 15 senators — all Republicans — voted against proceeding to debate. Sixty votes were needed.
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