(Worthy News) - In a 52-47 vote, the Senate passed a fast-track measure Thursday designed to unravel key ObamaCare provisions and defund Planned Parenthood for one year.
The budgetary tool known as reconciliation prevented the possibility of a filibuster and only required 51 votes to pass the upper chamber, but allowed for members of both parties to add an unlimited number of amendments.
A number amendments attached by Democrats, including a series of anti-gun measures and a provision allowing the controversial women’s health organization to keep its federal funding in place were tabled by a majority vote. [ Source ]
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