House votes against adjourning, takes up FY 2012 budget resolution

The House on Thursday voted overwhelmingly against a resolution to adjourn, after Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-Ill.) requested adjournment in a likely protest against taking up the FY 2012 spending resolution.

The House voted 11-412 against adjournment, then proceeded to debate on the resolution and several amendments. Three Republicans and eight Democrats voted for adjournment.

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