Thursday, January 6, 2011

House GOP Ends Floor Voting Rights For Delegates

One of the first acts of the new Republican-controlled House is to take away the floor voting rights of six delegates representing areas such as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and American Samoa.

Five of those delegates are Democrats, while one, from the Northern Marianas Islands, is an independent.

Read more at: Huffington Post

1 comment:

Sean McKernan said...

Hmmm.... Wouldn't "Tea Partiers" have issues about "Taxation without Representation?" I bet those six eliminated delegates do, too... (Particularly DC and PR, I would think, in light of their *ongoing* recognition issues...)