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What Happened to the Gun Bill?

The Senate defeated several amendments to a proposed gun control bill, with only two amendments reaching the 60 votes necessary to pass. We break down how senators voted. Related Interactive: Where Congress Stands on Guns »

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FAILED
A bipartisan proposal by Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.) to expand background checks to online sales and sales at gun shows.

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A measure by Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) to increase resources for mental health and school safety but not resrict gun ownership.

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A measure introduced by Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) that would crack down on gun trafficking and straw purchases.

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A measure proposed by John Cornyn (R-Tex.) would require states to honor other states' conceal-carry weapon permits.

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A measure by Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) to renew a ban on assault weapons and limit high capacity magazines.

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A measure sponsored by Richard Burr (R-N.C.) to expand gun rights for veterans and their families.

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A measure by Frank R. Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) to limit high-capacity magazine sizes.


PASSED
A measure introduced by John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) to impose a penalty on states for releasing data on gun ownership.


PASSED
A measure by proposed by Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to improve mental health and substance abuse programs.

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VOTED NO: 48 VOTED YES: 52
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VOTED NO: 46 VOTED YES: 54
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VOTED NO: 42 VOTED YES: 58
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VOTED NO: 43 VOTED YES: 57
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VOTED NO: 60 VOTED YES: 40
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VOTED NO: 44 VOTED YES: 56
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VOTED NO: 54 VOTED YES: 46
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VOTED NO: 30DIDN'T VOTE: 3 VOTED YES: 67
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VOTED NO: 2DIDN'T VOTE: 3 VOTED YES: 95
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