Senate Session

The Senate reconvened in a special weekend session. Members continued debate on amendments, including a proposal from Senator Lincoln… read more

The Senate reconvened in a special weekend session. Members continued debate on amendments, including a proposal from Senator Lincoln (D-AR) on limiting executive compensation for health insurance companies, and Senator Ensign’s (R-NV) amendment regarding attorney fees. 

Later, both amendments failed to pass. The amendment on attorney fees submitted by Senator Ensign (R-NV) failed by a vote of 32 - 66. Amendments require at least 60 votes to pass. Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) also announced that an abortion amendment will be taken up tomorrow.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Senate Proceeding
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Senate Proceeding
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 6, 2009

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  • Dec 06, 2009 | 12:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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