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How Congress voted

Published: Saturday, June 7, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

A look at this week’s major votes in Congress and how those who represent McHenry County voted:

Sylvia Mathews Burwell confirmation

The purpose: The confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services.

The vote: Nomination confirmed in the Senate on Thursday by 30 votes – 78 voted “yes,” 17 voted “no” and five didn’t vote.

Local representation: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D) voted “yes,” and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R) voted “no.”

Source: The New York Times’ Inside Congress website

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