How the Senate voted on new background checks for firearms sales - CNN.com
The U.S. Senate on April 17 defeated a compromise proposal to expand background checks on firearms sales. The final vote was 54 in favor to 46 opposed with two Republicans joining most Democrats in supporting the compromise. Due to procedural steps by Republican opponents, the amendment required 60 votes to pass in the 100-member chamber. See how various senators voted in the table below
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