Friday, October 4, 2013

DAY 4, Shutdown: What Is Your Arizona Congressperson Saying/Doing/Tweeting Today?

A quick "around-the-horn" as the federal government shutdown is winding down its fourth (freakin') day:

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-CD1):
--Kirkpatrick gave a 1-minute speech this a.m. on the House floor, saying that veterans are "disgusted" with the GOP piecemeal approach. 
--At about 5:30pm ET, Kirkpatrick challenged the GOP's efforts to pass a piecemeal resolution to fund the the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, and managed 10 minutes of debate.  After being ruled against, she moved to appeal the ruling, but that was tabled by a party line vote:

Rep. Ron Barber (D-CD2):
--Continued speaking on House floor each day urging clean CR: "Enough is enough," he said today: 
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-CD3:

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-CD4):

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-CD5)
--Salmon issued a statement stating that the
Rep. David Schweikert (R-CD6):
--Schweikert spoke for 5 minutes on the House floor this afternoon: 
Rep. Ed Pastor (D-CD7):

Rep. Trent Franks (R-CD8):

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-CD9):

Sen. John McCain (R):

Sen. Jeff Flake (R):
--Speech on the Senate floor this morning (Arizona Time): 

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