Comment: "The House voted 205-217 to narrowly defeat Amash’s amendment"

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"The House voted 205-217 to narrowly defeat Amash’s amendment"

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/justin-amash-nsa-amend...
For Amash, who’s been floated as a possible Republican contender in 2014 for the Senate seat held by retiring Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), the standoff represented a chance to raise his profile on an issue important to his libertarian followers.

And it sets him up as a potential contender to take the mantle from retired Republican Rep. Ron Paul of Texas as the de facto leader of the libertarian movement, which has picked up steam in recent years.
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/justin-amash-nsa-amend...