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Climate Change Bill: Republican Kirk Votes In Favor, Democrat Foster Against

07/28/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

[W]hen it came to the Waxman-Markey climate change bill, the real wild cards among the Illinois congressional delegation were Democrat Bill Foster and Republicans Mark Kirk and Judy Biggert. This afternoon, Biggert made clear that she was going to oppose the bill. And moments ago, the full House voted on the measure, approving it by a vote of 219-212. In the end, Kirk voted in favor, while Foster against. It will be interesting to read the explanations from both of them

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