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The additional tax cuts, and the inclusion of a provision allowing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to raise the limit on bank customers’ insured deposits from $100,000 to $250,000, convinced many Republicans.

But one lawmaker, Rep. Jim McDermott, Washington Democrat, flipped from support to opposition, blaming Senate Republicans for goofing up the bill.

“The other day I said I voted in favor of the House bailout bill because I trusted Democratic leaders who worked tirelessly to represent Main Street. I still do, but Senate Republicans changed all that,” he said in explaining his new vote.

And despite the newfound enthusiasm - 263 members, or 61 percent of the House voted for the bill - those in tough re-election battles were still more reluctant than their colleagues on the whole.

Only 15 of the 41 most endangered incumbents, or 37 percent, voted for the bill this time around. That’s up slightly from Monday, when the first bill garnered only nine from the endangered 41.

“The core of the bailout legislation remains unchanged and unacceptable. In fact, the grotesque waste of tax dollars to fund pet projects in an effort to garner support for a bad bill makes it worse,” said Rep. Nick Lampson, a Texas Democrat locked in a tight re-election battle in a Republican-leaning district.