THE NIGHTLY WHIP: THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011

For Immediate Release:

March 17, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR MARCH 17, 2011

Considered and Passed:

Ordering the Previous Question to deny the Connolly Amendment on H.Res. 174 - Would allow for H.R. 11 – the Build America Bonds to Create Jobs Now Act of 2011 to be considered (233 - 179)

H.R. 1076 - To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content (Rep. Lamborn – Energy and Commerce) (228 - 192, 1 Present)

- Motion to Recommit Amendment – Not Adopted:
           ·  Offered by Rep. Sutton (184 - 235)

Considered and Failed:

H.Con.Res. 28 - Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan (Rep. Kucinich – Foreign Affairs) (93 - 321, 1 Present)