Democrat can call for a recorded vote at any time.... they have plenty of votes to be successful ( 1/5 of the house is needed to call for a recorded vote)
why didn't they call for a recorded vote?
the GOP is on record as easily passing the voice votes... if one is so inclined, they can punish the GOP for picking on the IRS by voting for someone else... but i don't think it's a political liability to pick on the IRS.... hell, nobody but far lefties has any love for the IRS,
Imagine if Democrats were voting to cut border patrol enforcement.
One of you will end up here next!
Oh good, now romney types can reopen their Swiss bank accounts.