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Vote number 1996-208 allowing state welfare waivers
on Jul 19, 1996 regarding bill S.1956
Results: Rejected 55-43

Vote on a procedural motion to allow consideration of an amendment to express the Sense of Congress that the president should approve the waivers requested by states that want to implement welfare reform.

Categorized under Welfare & Poverty

Voting YES counts for 1 points on VoteMatch question 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services;
Voting NO counts for -1 points on VoteMatch question 20.


Democrats voting on 1996-208

Max Baucus NOMT Democratic Sr Senator
Barbara Boxer NOCA Democratic Jr Senator
John Breaux NOLA Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004
Richard Bryan NONV Democratic Senator (Former)
Dale Bumpers NOAR Democratic Senator (Former)
Robert Byrd NOWV Former Democratic Senator
Tom Daschle NOSD Former Democratic Senator
Jim Exon NONE Democratic Senator (Former)
Russell Feingold NOWI Former Democratic Senator
Dianne Feinstein YESCA Democratic Sr Senator
Wendell Ford NOKY Democratic Senator (Former)
John Glenn NOOH Democratic Senator (Former)
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
Bennett Johnston NOLA Democratic Senator (Former)
Ted Kennedy NOMA Former Democrat Senator (until 2009)
Bob Kerrey NONE Former Democratic Senator
John Kerry NOMA Democratic Sr Senator
Frank Lautenberg NONJ Democratic Sr Senator
Patrick Leahy NOVT Democratic Sr Senator
Carl Levin NOMI Democratic Sr Senator
Barbara Mikulski NOMD Democratic Sr Senator
Carol Moseley-Braun NOIL Former Democratic Senator (Until 1998)
Pat Moynihan NONY Democratic Senator (Former)
Patty Murray NOWA Democratic Sr Senator
Claiborne Pell NORI Democratic Senator (Former)
Harry Reid NONV Democratic Sr Senator
Charles Robb NOVA Democratic Senator (Former)
John Rockefeller NOWV Democratic Sr Senator
Paul Sarbanes NOMD Former Democrat Senator (Retired 2006)
Paul Simon NOIL Former Democratic Senator (Until 1997)
Arlen Specter YESPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican)
Paul Wellstone NOMN Democratic Senator (Former)
Ron Wyden NOOR Democratic Sr Senator


Republicans voting on 1996-208

Spencer Abraham YESMI Republican Senator (Former)
John Ashcroft YESMO Republican Senator (Former)
Robert Bennett YESUT Former Republican Senator
Hank Brown YESCO Former Republican Senator (Until 1996)
Conrad Burns YESMT Former Republican Senator (MT, 1989-2007)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell NOCO Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004
John Chafee YESRI Republican Senator (Former)
Thad Cochran YESMS Republican Sr Senator
William Cohen YESME Republican Senator (Former)
Paul Coverdell YESGA Republican Senator (Former)
Al D'Amato YESNY Former Republican Jr Senator
Mike DeWine YESOH Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006)
Lauch Faircloth YESNC Republican Senator (Former)
Sheila Frahm YESKS Former Republican Senate Appointee (1996)
Bill Frist YESTN Former Republican Senator (retired 2006)
Slade Gorton YESWA Republican Senator (Former)
Phil Gramm YESTX Former Republican Senator
Rod Grams YESMN Republican Senator (Former)
Chuck Grassley YESIA Republican Sr Senator
Orrin Hatch YESUT Republican Sr Senator
Mark Hatfield YESOR Republican Senator (Former)
Jesse Helms YESNC Former Republican Senator
James Inhofe YESOK Republican Sr Senator
Nancy Kassebaum YESKS Former Republican Senator (Until 1996)
Dirk Kempthorne YESID Former Republican Governor; former Senate (retired 1998)
Trent Lott YESMS Former Republican Senator (MS, 1989-2007)
Richard Lugar YESIN Republican Sr Senator
Connie Mack YESFL Former Republican Senator (until 2000)
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
Larry Pressler YESSD Republican Senator (Former)
William Roth YESDE Former Republican Senator (unseated, 2000)
Rick Santorum YESPA Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006)
Richard Shelby YESAL Republican Jr Senator
Alan Simpson YESWY Republican Senator (Former)
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 1996-208

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 34
Republicans: YES 40; NO 1
Independents: YES 2; NO 0