Here’s the roll call. In Minnesota, a majority voted against the bill:
Democrats — Ellison, X; McCollum, Y; Oberstar, Y; Peterson, N; Walz, N.
Republicans — Bachmann, N; Kline, N; Ramstad, Y.
Update: It appears DFL Rep. Keith Ellison was absent because he has taken a pilgrimage to Mecca.
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