It appears a few other amendments to the bill will be debated before this vote is called for, so we all have to stay put for now.
"I think it's razor-thin," said Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, an opponent to the bill. "There were 64 votes to proceed to this bill. A number of people I'm confident voted to proceed to it to allow the debate to go forward. But I don't know that they will be voting for cloture."
July 18 re-launch on Matt.org site
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Thursday, June 28, 2007
Today: Cloture vote, round two
All media are reporting that the Senate will vote on invoking cloture again on the S.1639 comprehensive immigration reform bill today. From CNN: