How the House Voted Last Year (Thanks to

Click through the links below to see how your lawmaker voted:

1. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Passed (219-212)

In March, the House passed this bill, which would overhaul the nation’s health insurance system and require most individuals to buy health insurance by 2014.

2. Patrick Murphy of Pennsylvania Amendment; National Defense Authorization Act, FY2011
Agreed to (234-194, 10 Not Voting)

During the defense authorization bill debate in May, the House adopted this amendment that would repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law that prohibits openly gay men and women from serving in the military.

3. Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Passed (237-192, 4 Not Voting)

The House passed the final version of the financial regulation reform legislation in June.

4. Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
Passed (247-161, 25 Not Voting)

In August, the House passed this bill to provide $16.1 billion to extend increased Medicaid assistance to states and $10 billion in funding for states to create or retain teachers’ jobs.

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