Senate Votes To Continue Consideration Of Spending Bill

Earlier today the Senate ended a Republican filibuster designed to block debate on temporary funding measure for programs including unemployment benefits, COBRA, and maintaining Medicare payments at current rates.  The  vote was 60-34  with four Republicans,  Scott Brown, George Voinovich,  Susan Collins, and Olympia Snowe voting with the Democrats. It is hoped that this clears the path to pass another extension of this spending, but it also remains possible that the Republicans can slow this down with further procedural moves.

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    Mr D. says:

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