Ron Paul’s Audit the Fed Fails 229-198

Ron Paul’s attempt to audit the Federal Reserve, which was previously co-sponsored by 320 members of the House (HR 1207), failed by a vote of 229-198. All Republicans voted in favor of the measure with 23 Democrats crossing the aisle to vote with Republicans. 114 co-sponsors of HR 1207, all Democrats, jumped ship and voted against Audit the Fed.
The GOP had offered the Fed audit as the minority’s last chance to alter the financial regulation bill. The bill does have an watered-down audit provision in the conference report, but it is limited to loans made by the Fed during the height of the economic crisis. Ron Paul’s bill would have allowed a total examination of the Fed’s books.

YEA

Aderholt, Akin, Alexander, Austria, Bachmann, Bachus, Barrett (SC), Bartlett, Barton (TX), Biggert, Bilbray, Bilirakis, Blackburn, Blunt, Boehner, Bonner, Bono Mack, Boozman, Boucher, Boustany, Brady (TX), Broun (GA), Brown (SC), Brown-Waite, Ginny, Buchanan, Burgess, Burton (IN), Buyer, Calvert, Camp, Campbell, Cantor, Cao, Capito, Carney, Carter, Cassidy, Castle, Chaffetz, Childers, Coble, Coffman (CO), Cole, Conaway, Crenshaw, Critz, Culberson, Davis (KY), Dent, Diaz-Balart, L., Diaz-Balart, M., Djou, Dreier, Duncan, Edwards (TX), Ehlers, Emerson, Fallin, Flake, Fleming, Forbes, Fortenberry, Foxx, Franks (AZ), Frelinghuysen, Gallegly, Garrett (NJ), Gerlach, Giffords, Gingrey (GA), Gohmert, Goodlatte, Granger, Graves (GA), Graves (MO), Grayson, Griffith, Guthrie, Hall (TX), Harper, Hastings (WA), Heller, Hensarling, Herger, Hodes, Hoekstra, Hunter, Inglis, Issa, Jenkins, Johnson (IL), Johnson, Sam, Jones, Jordan (OH), King (IA), King (NY), Kingston, Kirk, Kirkpatrick (AZ), Kline (MN), Kratovil, Lamborn, Lance, Latham, LaTourette, Latta, Lee (NY), Lewis (CA), Linder, Lipinski, LoBiondo, Lucas, Luetkemeyer, Lummis, Lungren, Daniel E., Mack, Manzullo, Marchant, Markey (CO), McCarthy (CA), McCaul, McClintock, McCotter, McHenry, McIntyre, McKeon, McMorris Rodgers, McNerney, Mica, Miller (FL), Miller (MI), Miller, Gary, Minnick, Mitchell, Moran (KS), Murphy, Tim Myrick, Neugebauer, Nunes, Nye. Olson, Paul, Paulsen, Pence, Perriello, Petri, Pitts, Platts, Poe (TX), Posey, Price (GA), Putnam, Radanovich, Rehberg, Reichert, Roe (TN), Rogers (AL), Rogers (KY), Rogers (MI), Rohrabacher, Rooney, Ros-Lehtinen, Roskam, Ross, Royce, Ryan (WI), Scalise, Schmidt, Schock, Sensenbrenner, Sessions, Shadegg, Shimkus, Shuster, Simpson, Skelton, Smith (NE), Smith (NJ), Smith (TX), Space, Stearns, Sullivan, Teague, Terry, Thompson (PA), Thornberry, Tiahrt, Tiberi, Titus
Turner, Upton, Walden, Westmoreland, Whitfield, Wilson (SC), Wittman, Wolf, Young (FL),

NAY

Ackerman, Adler (NJ), Altmire, Andrews, Arcuri, Baca, Baird, Baldwin, Barrow, Bean, Becerra, Berkley, Berman, Berry, Bishop (GA), Bishop (NY), Blumenauer,
Boccieri, Boren, Boswell, BoydBrady (PA)Braley (IA)BrightBrown, Corrine Butterfield Capps Capuano Cardoza Carnahan, Carson (IN), Castor (FL), Chandler, Chu, Clarke, Clay, Cleaver, Clyburn, Cohen, Connolly (VA), Conyers, Cooper, Costa, Costello, Courtney, Crowley, Cuellar, Cummings, Dahlkemper, Davis (AL), Davis (CA), Davis (IL), Davis (TN), DeFazio, DeGette, Delahunt, DeLauro, Deutch, Dicks, Dingell, Doggett, Donnelly (IN), Doyle, Driehaus, Edwards (MD), Ellison, Ellsworth, Engel, Eshoo, Etheridge, Farr, Fattah, Filner, Foster, Frank (MA), Fudge, Garamendi, Gonzalez, Gordon (TN), Green, Al, Green, Gene, Grijalva, Gutierrez, Hall (NY), Halvorson, Hare, Harman, Hastings (FL), Heinrich, Herseth Sandlin, Higgins, Hill, Himes, Hinchey, Hinojosa, Hirono, Holden, Holt, Honda,
Hoyer, Inslee, Isra-el, Jackson (IL), Jackson Lee (TX), Johnson (GA), Johnson, E. B., Kagen, Kanjorski, Kaptur, Kennedy, Kildee, Kilpatrick (MI), Kilroy, Kind, ,
Kissell, Klein (FL), Kosmas, Kucinich, Langevin, Larsen (WA) Larson (CT), Lee (CA), Levin, Lewis (GA), Loebsack, Lofgren, Zoe, Lowey, Luján, Lynch, Maffei,
Maloney, Markey (MA), Marshall, Matheson, Matsui, McCarthy (NY), McCollum, McDermott, McGovern, McMahon, Meek (FL), Meeks (NY), Melancon, Michaud,
Miller (NC), Miller, George, Mollohan, Moore (KS), Moore (WI), Moran (VA), Murphy (CT), Murphy (NY), Murphy, Patrick, Nadler (NY), Napolitano, Neal (MA),
Oberstar, Obey, Olver, Ortiz, Owens, Pallone, Pascrell, Pastor (AZ), Payne, Perlmutter, Peters, Peterson, Pingree (ME), Polis (CO), Pomeroy, Price (NC), Quigley,
Rahall, Rangel, Reyes, Richardson, Rodriguez, Rothman (NJ), Roybal-Allard, Ruppersberger, Rush, Ryan (OH), Salazar, Sánchez, Linda T, Sanchez, Loretta, Sarbanes, Schakowsky, Schauer, Schiff, Schrader, Schwartz, Scott (GA), Scott (VA), Serrano, Sestak, Shea-Porter, Sherman, Shuler, Sires, Slaughter, Smith (WA),
Snyder, Speier, Spratt, Stark, Stupak, , Sutton, Tanner, Thompson (CA), Thompson (MS), Tierney, Tonko, Towns, Tsongas, Van Hollen, Velázquez, Visclosky, Walz,
Wasserman Schultz, Waters, Watson, Watt, Waxman, Weiner, Welch, Wilson (OH), Wu, Yarmuth

Not Voting

Bishop (UT)
Taylor
Wamp
Woolsey
Young (AK)