Wednesday night Senator Reid asked to bring a close to HR3590, the Patient Protection Amendment debate, he then offered a motion to withdraw, the vote ayes59 38nays with 3Senators not voting… Byrd, Enzi and Chambliss, the vote would allow the Defense Spending Package HR3326 and HCR debates to resume at midnight after a recess.
After the midnight recess, the Senate voted … Cloture vote; 63 ayes 33 nays was invoked and agreed to … limiting the debate on the Defense Spending Package HR3326, debates could last up to 30hours. Democrats all voted yes, 3 Republican Senators voted with the Democrats… Collins, Hutchinson and Snowe. The final vote could be taken on Saturday morning.
they adjourned until Friday morning …