6:45 PM - Republicans Back Obama's War On Suburbs
The Lee Amendment to defund President Obama's Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation failed in the Senate yesterday because not enough Republicans backed it. The Amendment was tabled by a vote of 60-37.
Jeremy Carl aptly describes this vote as a defeat for conservatism, community control, and common sense. It is a victory, as Carl says, for turning the federal government into a National Zoning board, forcing high density housing on unwilling cities and towns, and letting bureaucrats decide the racial, ethnic and income balance of local communities.
Here is a list of the Republican Senators who backed this left-wing agenda (most of the names won't surprise you):