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Vote number 2001-65 funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit
on Apr 3, 2001 regarding bill H Con Res 83
Results: Amendment adopted, 50-50; VP decided YES

Vote to pass an amendment that would make up to $300 billion available for a Medicare prescription drug benefit for 2002 through 2011. The money would come from the budget's contingency fund. The amendment would also require a Medicare overhaul.

Categorized under Health Care

Voting NO counts for 1 points on VoteMatch question 5:
More federal funding for health coverage;
Voting YES counts for -1 points on VoteMatch question 5.

Voting YES counts as answer D on AmericansElect question 3;
Voting NO counts as answer B on AmericansElect question 3

Healthcare: When you think about healthcare reform in the United States, which of the following solutions is closest to your opinion?
  • A: The Government should be the sole provider of healthcare insurance
  • B: The Government should have a major role in providing healthcare insurance
  • C: The Government should have a limited role in providing healthcare insurance
  • D: Only private companies should provide healthcare insurance
  • E: Unsure


Democrats voting on 2001-65

Max Baucus NOMT Democratic Sr Senator
Barbara Boxer NOCA Democratic Jr Senator
John Breaux NOLA Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004
Robert Byrd NOWV Former Democratic Senator
Maria Cantwell NOWA Democratic Jr Senator
Jean Carnahan NOMO Democratic Senator (Former)
Tom Carper NODE Democratic Sr Senator
Max Cleland NOGA Democratic Senator (Former)
Hillary Clinton NONY Former Democratic Senator (NY); now Secretary of State
Jon Corzine NONJ Former Democratic Senator (now Governor)
Tom Daschle NOSD Former Democratic Senator
Mark Dayton NOMN Former Democratic Senator (Retired 2006)
Richard Durbin NOIL Democratic Sr Senator
John Edwards NONC Former Democrat Senator; retired to run for President, 2004
Russell Feingold NOWI Former Democratic Senator
Dianne Feinstein NOCA Democratic Sr Senator
Bob Graham NOFL Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004
Tom Harkin NOIA Democratic Jr Senator
Fritz Hollings NOSC Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004
Daniel Inouye NOHI Democratic Sr Senator
Tim Johnson NOSD Democratic Sr Senator
Ted Kennedy NOMA Former Democrat Senator (until 2009)
John Kerry NOMA Democratic Sr Senator
Mary Landrieu NOLA Democratic Sr Senator
Patrick Leahy NOVT Democratic Sr Senator
Carl Levin NOMI Democratic Sr Senator
Blanche Lambert Lincoln NOAR Former Democratic Senator
Barbara Mikulski NOMD Democratic Sr Senator
Zell Miller YESGA Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004
Patty Murray NOWA Democratic Sr Senator
Ben Nelson NONE Democratic Sr Senator
Bill Nelson NOFL Democratic Sr Senator
Jack Reed NORI Democratic Sr Senator
Harry Reid NONV Democratic Sr Senator
John Rockefeller NOWV Democratic Sr Senator
Paul Sarbanes NOMD Former Democrat Senator (Retired 2006)
Charles Schumer NONY Democratic Sr Senator
Arlen Specter YESPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican)
Debbie Stabenow NOMI Democratic Jr Senator
Bob Torricelli NONJ Former Democratic Senator
Paul Wellstone NOMN Democratic Senator (Former)
Ron Wyden NOOR Democratic Sr Senator


Republicans voting on 2001-65

George Allen YESVA Republican Challenger
Robert Bennett YESUT Former Republican Senator
Conrad Burns YESMT Former Republican Senator (MT, 1989-2007)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell YESCO Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004
Lincoln Chafee NORI Former Republican Senator (Lost re-election, 2006)
Thad Cochran YESMS Republican Sr Senator
Susan Collins YESME Republican Jr Senator
Michael Crapo YESID Republican Sr Senator
Mike DeWine YESOH Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006)
John Ensign YESNV Republican Jr Senator
Michael Enzi YESWY Republican Sr Senator
Peter Fitzgerald YESIL Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004
Bill Frist YESTN Former Republican Senator (retired 2006)
Phil Gramm YESTX Former Republican Senator
Chuck Grassley YESIA Republican Sr Senator
Orrin Hatch YESUT Republican Sr Senator
Jesse Helms YESNC Former Republican Senator
Tim Hutchinson YESAR Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002)
James Inhofe YESOK Republican Sr Senator
Trent Lott YESMS Former Republican Senator (MS, 1989-2007)
Richard Lugar YESIN Republican Sr Senator
John McCain YESAZ Republican Sr Senator
Mitch McConnell YESKY Republican Sr Senator
Frank Murkowski YESAK Former Republican Senator; Former Governor
Don Nickles YESOK Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004
Pat Roberts YESKS Republican Sr Senator
Rick Santorum YESPA Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006)
Jeff Sessions YESAL Republican Sr Senator
Richard Shelby YESAL Republican Jr Senator
Olympia Snowe YESME Republican Sr Senator
Craig Thomas YESWY Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007)
Fred Thompson YESTN Former Republican Senator; 2004 candidate for Pres.
Strom Thurmond YESSC Former Republican Senator


Independents voting on 2001-65

Jim Jeffords YESVT Former Independent Senator (retired 2006)
Bob Smith YESFL 2010 Challenger; lost FL GOP primary; previous NH Senator



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Democrats: YES 2; NO 40
Republicans: YES 32; NO 1
Independents: YES 2; NO 0