76 House And 17 Senate Republicans Have Voted For Clean Debt Ceiling Hikes In The Past
boldprogressives.org — Republicans want to hold the debt ceiling hostage to enact painful cuts to Social Security and Medicare benefits. Democratic leaders are urging President Obama not to deal over the debt ceiling and to deny Republicans their leverage. Here’s a bit of information that may help that cause. We've tallied the votes on previous clean hikes of the debt ceiling, and found that 76 currently-seated House Republicans have voted for clean debt ceiling hikes in the past. Here are their names.