Sherrod Brown and George Voinovich say ‘no’ on first key tax-cut vote

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Sherrod Brown and George Voinovich say ‘no’ on first key tax-cut vote

The Plain Dealer – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ohio's two U.S. senators don't see eye to eye on a lot of matters, but both expressed their displeasure today with a proposed two-year extension of economy-wide tax cuts.

They were in the minority and the motion already has 79 "yes" votes, well above the threshold of 60. About that ongoing vote: Sherrod Brown cast his a little while ago. George Voinovich, however, has not yet arrived (snow trouble back home in Cleveland, though his plane is now in the air). But he had a speech entered into the Congressional Record in which he said he would vote "no."

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