Off Topic: How They Voted: Torture Bill
An AP newswire article, via SFGate.com, reports that:
The 225-188 roll call Tuesday by which the House failed to override President Bush's veto of a bill that would have prohibited the CIA from using waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques on terrorist suspects.More here.
The roll call was 51 votes short of the two-thirds majority required to overturn a veto.
A "yes" vote is a vote to override the veto.
Voting yes were 220 Democrats and 5 Republicans.
Voting no were 3 Democrats and 185 Republicans.
X denotes those not voting.
There are 5 vacancies in the 435-member House.