WASHINGTON–The House, despite angry objections from somemembers, voted today to approve the Senate version of legislationextending the federal backstop on terrorism insurance for sevenyears.

Passage came on a 360-53 vote. On the losing side were 50Republicans and three Democrats.

As passed by the House, H.R. 2761–The Terrorism Risk InsuranceProgram Reauthorization Act of 2007–effectively extends the currentprogram through 2014 and adds coverage of domestic terroristevents.

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