Just because the Dems opted to vote no on a bill guaranteed to pass for political reasons, does not mean they didn't want it passed.
Again...Obama is the leader of our nation and also to the Democrats who elected him.
I don't care about the tally, Obama signed it !
Congress approved extension of USA Patriot Act provisions in May of 2011
In the House, 196 Republicans and 54 Democrats voted yes, and 31 Republicans and 122 Democrats voted no. Twenty-nine members did not vote.