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Shockingly large margin on this 2:00AM EST vote. NBC reports that the 8 senators who voted NAY were Michael Bennet (D-CO), Bob Carper (D-DE), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Rand Paul (R-Batshit), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Richard Shelby (R-Dixie).

Here's a screenshot from C-SPAN 2 to prove that the Senate can actually pass major legislation by more than a squeaker every once and a while:

Happy New Year, I guess.

UPDATE: 3 Senators did not vote. 1 was Daniel Inouye who didn't vote for...obvious reasons. Don't know who the other two are. No rolls listed online yet.

Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 11:33 PM PT: UPDATE 2: Identity of the 3 senators...Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Mark Kirk (R-IL), and Jim DeMint (R-SC) did not vote. Daniel Inouye's replacement is already in the Senate (Brian Schatz) and he voted YEA. Mea culpa.

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