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The Senate today reauthorized the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by a vote of 69-28.

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The Senate today reauthorized the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by a vote of 69-28.

The Senate today reauthorized the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) by a vote of 69-28. The bill sets the rules for investigators to wiretap phones and read e-mails of foreign targets.

Before final passage, the Senate also defeated an attempt by Democratic senators to remove legal immunity for telecommunication companies from the bill.

Here is the roll call for the final vote:

YEAs – 69

Alexander (R-TN) Dole (R-NC) McConnell (R-KY)
Allard (R-CO) Domenici (R-NM) Mikulski (D-MD)
Barrasso (R-WY) Ensign (R-NV) Murkowski (R-AK)
Baucus (D-MT) Enzi (R-WY) Nelson (D-FL)
Bayh (D-IN) Feinstein (D-CA) Nelson (D-NE)
Bennett (R-UT) Graham (R-SC) Obama (D-IL)
Bond (R-MO) Grassley (R-IA) Pryor (D-AR)
Brownback (R-KS) Gregg (R-NH) Roberts (R-KS)
Bunning (R-KY) Hagel (R-NE) Rockefeller (D-WV)
Burr (R-NC) Hatch (R-UT) Salazar (D-CO)
Carper (D-DE) Hutchison (R-TX) Shelby (R-AL)
Casey (D-PA) Inhofe (R-OK) Smith (R-OR)
Chambliss (R-GA) Inouye (D-HI) Snowe (R-ME)
Coburn (R-OK) Isakson (R-GA) Specter (R-PA)
Cochran (R-MS) Johnson (S-SD) Stevens (R-AK)
Coleman (R-MN) Kohl (D-WI) Sununu (R-NH)
Collins (R-ME) Kyl (R-AZ) Thune (R-SD)
Conrad (D-ND) Landrieu (D-LA) Vitter (R-LA)
Corker (R-TN) Lieberman (ID-CT) Voinovich (R-OH)
Cornyn (R-TX) Lincoln (D-AR) Warner (R-VA)
Craig (R-ID) Lugar (R-IN) Webb (D-VA)
Crapo (R-ID) Martinez (R-FL) Whitehouse (D-RI)
DeMint (R-SC) McCaskill (D-MO) Wicker (R-MS)

NAYs – 28

Akaka (D-HI) Dorgan (D-ND) Murray (D-WA)
Biden (D-DE) Durbin (D-IL) Reed (D-RI)
Bingaman (D-NM) Feingold (D-WI) Reid (D-NV)
Boxer (D-CA) Harkin (D-IA) Sanders (I-VT)
Brown (D-OH) Kerry (D-MA) Schumer (D-NY)
Byrd (D-WV) Klobuchar (D-MN) Stabenow (D-MI)
Cantwell (D-WA) Lautenberg (D-NJ) Tester (D-MT)
Cardin (D-MD) Leahy (D-VT) Wyden (D-OR)
Clinton (D-NY) Levin (D-MI)  
Dodd (D-CT) Menendez (D-NJ)  

Not Voting – 3

Kennedy (D-MA) McCain (R-AZ) Sessions (R-AL)
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