House votes to de-fund NPR -- Plus, meet the NPR Republicans 

With seven Republicans voting against and one voting present, the House just approved a bill de-funding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by an otherwise party-line vote of 228-192. The final tally is available here.

The seven NPR Republicans are:

Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis.
Rep. Chris Gibson, R-N.Y.
Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y.
Rep. Steve LaTourette, R-Ohio
Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash.
Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio

Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga.

Freshman Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., again voted present. (He is acquiring a reputation for doing so.) He will likely explain his vote on his Facebook page, as he does for every vote.

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