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WATCH: These Are The Senators Who Voted Against Expanded Background Checks And How To Contact Them

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On his Thursday show, Joe Scarborough, former Republican congressman and current host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, tore into the senators who voted to block a compromise bill to expand background checks, as those 45 senators’ names and pictures were shown onscreen:

You do not ignore 90 percent of the American people on an issue of public safety. Mark it down — this is going to be a turning point in the history of the Republican Party as well. And let those out there chattering, let them chatter away all they want to and scream like hyenas. Let them do what they want to do.

This party that killed this background check yesterday — this party is moving toward extinction. A new Republican Party is going to replace it. And this is going to be a vote that people are going to look back on and say, ‘That party — that extremism — that was unsustainable.’

These are the senators who voted against the Manchin-Toomey amendment, with links to their contact information:

1. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) | @SenAlexander
2. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) | @KellyAyotte
3. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) | @SenJohnBarrasso
4. Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) | @MaxBaucus
5. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) | @SenatorBegich
6. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) | @RoyBlunt
7. Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) | @JohnBoozman
8. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) | @SenatorBurr
9. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) | @SaxbyChambliss
10. Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN)| @SenDanCoats
11. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) | @TomCoburn
12. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)| @SenThadCochran
13. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) | @SenBobCorker
14. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) | @JohnCornyn
15. Sen. Michael Crapo (R-ID) | @MikeCrapo
16. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) | @tedcruz
17. Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) | @SenatorEnzi
18. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) | @DebFischer2012
19. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) | @JeffFlake
20. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) | @GrahamBlog
21. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) | @ChuckGrassely
22. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) | @OrrinHatch
23. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) | @Heidi4ND
24. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) | @DeanHeller
25. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) | @SenJohnHoeven
26. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) | @jiminhofe
27. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) | @SenatorIsakson
28. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE) | @Mike_Johanns
29. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) | @SenRonJohnson
30. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) | @SenMikeLee
31. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) | @McConnellPress
32. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) | @JerryMoran
33. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) | @lisamurkowski
34. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) | @RandPaul
35. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) | @robportman
36. Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) | @SenMarkPryor
37. Sen. James Risch (R-ID) | @SenatorRisch
38. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) | @SenPatRoberts
39. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) | @marcorubio
40. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) | @SenatorTimScott
41. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) | @SenatorSessions
42. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) | @SenShelbyPress
43. Sen. John Thune (R-SD) | @johnthune
44. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) | David Vitter
45. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) | Roger Wicker

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5 Responses to WATCH: These Are The Senators Who Voted Against Expanded Background Checks And How To Contact Them

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