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Vote on Moving to Closing Arguments

Associated Press
Thursday, February 4, 1999; 5:03 p.m. EST

The 56-44 roll call by which the Senate rejected a motion to proceed to final arguments, deliberations and then a vote on the articles of impeachment.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to proceed to the closing phase of the trial and a "no" vote was to continue on the existing schedule.

Voting "yes" were 44 Democrats and no Republicans. Voting "no" were 55 Republicans and one Democrat Sen. Russ Feingold (Wis.).


Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions (R): No Sen. Richard Shelby (R): No
Alaska Sen. Frank Murkowski (R): No Sen. Ted Stevens (R): No
Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl (R): No Sen. John McCain (R): No
Arkansas Sen. Tim Hutchinson (R): No Sen. Blanche Lambert Lincoln (D): Yes
California Sen. Barbara Boxer (D): Yes Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D): Yes
Colorado Sen. Wayne Allard (R): No Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R): No
Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd (D): Yes Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D): Yes
Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden (D): Yes Sen. William Roth (R): No
Florida Sen. Bob Graham (D): Yes Sen. Connie Mack (R): No
Georgia Sen. Max Cleland (D): Yes Sen. Paul Coverdell (R): No
Hawaii Sen. Daniel Akaka (D): Yes Sen. Daniel Inouye (D): Yes
Idaho Sen. Larry Craig (R): No Sen. Mike Crapo (R): No
Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin (D): Yes Sen. Peter Fitzgerald (R): No
Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh (D): Yes Sen. Richard Lugar (R): No
Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley (R): No Sen. Tom Harkin (D): Yes
Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback (R): No Sen. Pat Roberts (R): No
Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning (R): No Sen. Mitch McConnell (R): No
Louisiana Sen. John Breaux (D): Yes Sen. Mary Landrieu (D): Yes
Maine Sen. Susan Collins (R): No Sen. Olympia Snowe (R): No
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D): Yes Sen. Paul Sarbanes (D): Yes
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy (D): Yes Sen. John Kerry (D): Yes
Michigan Sen. Spencer Abraham (R): No Sen. Carl Levin (D): Yes
Minnesota Sen. Rod Grams (R): No Sen. Paul Wellstone (D): Yes
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran (R): No Sen. Trent Lott (R): No
Missouri Sen. John Ashcroft (R): No Sen. Christopher (Kit) Bond (R): No
Montana Sen. Max Baucus (D): Yes Sen. Conrad Burns (R): No
Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel (R): No Sen. Bob Kerrey (D): Yes
Nevada Sen. Richard Bryan (D): Yes Sen. Harry Reid (D): Yes
New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg (R): No Sen. Bob Smith (R): No
New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D): Yes Sen. Robert Torricelli (D): Yes
New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D): Yes Sen. Pete Domenici (R): No
New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D): Yes Sen. Charles Schumer (D): Yes
North Carolina Sen. John Edwards (D): Yes Sen. Jesse Helms (R): No
North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad (D): Yes Sen. Byron Dorgan (D): Yes
Ohio Sen. Mike DeWine (R): No Sen. George Voinovich (R): No
Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe (R): No Sen. Don Nickles (R): No
Oregon Sen. Gordon Smith (R): No Sen. Ron Wyden (D): Yes
Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum (R): No Sen. Arlen Specter (R): No
Rhode Island Sen. John Chafee (R): No Sen. Jack Reed (D): Yes
South Carolina Sen. Ernest "Fritz" Hollings (D): Yes Sen. Strom Thurmond (R): No
South Dakota Sen. Thomas Daschle (D): Yes Sen. Tim Johnson (D): Yes
Tennessee Sen. Bill Frist (R): No Sen. Fred Thompson (R): No
Texas Sen. Phil Gramm (R): No Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R): No
Utah Sen. Robert Bennett (R): No Sen. Orrin Hatch (R): No
Vermont Sen. James Jeffords (R): No Sen. Patrick Leahy (D): Yes
Virginia Sen. Charles Robb (D): Yes Sen. John Warner (R): No
Washington Sen. Slade Gorton (R): No Sen. Patty Murray (D): Yes
West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd (D): Yes Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D): Yes
Wisconsin Sen. Russell Feingold (D): No Sen. Herb Kohl (D): Yes
Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi (R): No Sen. Craig Thomas (R): No


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