The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee issued its latest hit on U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA, Eight) this weekend after Reichert voted 'No' on a bill to extend unemployment benefits. The bill also included a fix to a tax loophole that allowed US companies to avoid taxes when they did business overseas.

The DCCC press release slammed Reichert for his 'No' vote on the amendment to close the overseas corporate tax loophole.
“In this economy, folks are worried that their job could be the next one to be shipped overseas, yet that didn’t stop Representative Dave Reichert from voting to keep rewarding companies that profit more by outsourcing Washington’s jobs,” said Ryan Rudominer, National Press Secretary for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

I have a call in to the DCCC to see if they think Democratic Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA, 9) is also "rewarding companies that profit more by outsourcing Washington’s jobs."

Rep. Smith  voted against the amendment too.

Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA, 7)—who voted to close the overseas amendment—broke party ranks and voted against the final bill to extend the unemployment benefits.

The hodgepodge bill also included: cuts to Medicaid and COBRA (the stopgap health insurance program for the unemployed); an emergency reimbursement to Medicare doctors; and a tax on hedge fund managers (the fund managers weren't being taxed at the regular income tax rate).

We also have calls in to Rep. Smith and Rep. Reichert.
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