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Voting patterns reveal Congressional divide

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (KWWL) - There's a new report out on how often lawmakers agree with President Obama. The report from Congressional Quarterly, a Washington D.C. news outlet, analyzes 86 House votes in which the president took a position, and 108 Senate votes.

Republican Senator Chuck Grassley only voted with Obama 39 percent of the time, while Democratic Senator Tom Harkin voted with the president on each and every one of the 108 votes.

In the House, Republican Congressmen Steve King and Tom Latham each voted with the president about 15 percent of the time. Democratic Congressmen Bruce Braley and Dave Loebsack each voted with the president about 70 percent of the time.
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