Illinois vote: Dems split on aid for Syria rebels to hit ISIL

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WASHINGTON–Here is how Illinois House members voted on Wednesday on a measure to train and equip Syrian rebels to battle ISIS, also known as ISIL, which passed the House on a 273-156 roll call:

All six Illinois House Republicans voted yes:Rodney Davis, Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger, Peter Roskam, Aaron Schock and John Shimkus.

Seven of 12 Illinois House Democrats voted yes:Cheri Bustos, Bill Foster, Dan Lipinski, Mike Quigley, Brad Schneider and Jan Schakowsky.

Five of 12 Illinois House Democrats voted no: Danny Davis, Tammy Duckworth, Luis Gutierrez, Robin Kelly Bobby Rush.

Yes vote by party

159 Republican

114 Democrat

No vote by party

71 Republican

85 Democratic


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