Recap of the Senate Vote on Defunding Planned Parenthood

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On Monday, for the first time in history a bipartisan majority of U.S. Senators voted to defund Planned Parenthood. Unfortunately the margin of victory, 53 to 46, is not enough to guarantee keeping the measure veto-proof; also those voting in favor lacked the 60 votes necessary to prevent opponents from filibustering the bill from a full vote for passage. 51 …