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Oklahoma freshman representatives vote against Sandy relief

BY RANDY KREHBIEL, TULSA WORLD Modified: January 4, 2013 at 1:11 pm •  Published: January 4, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Oklahoma's two freshman congressmen, Jim Bridenstine and Markwayne Mullin, were among 67 Republicans to vote against nearly $10 billion in emergency relief for flood victims in the northeast United States.

The bill, which passed 354-67, authorizes the National Flood Insurance Program to borrow nearly $9.7 billion to meet claims filed by people flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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