The final vote was 31-28. Among those who voted against the bill were five Democrats:
Reps. John Barrow of Georgia, Rick Boucher of Virginia, Jim Matheson of Utah, Charlie Melancon of Louisiana and Bart Stupak of Michigan.
This is one committee and by all means not a fait accompli, but we must keep the pressure up during the August recess.
Call your Reps and Senators and request their schedules for the break. Show up where they plan to be. Express your opposition to this bill which includes a public option. Melt their phones!