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7/18/07-Washington, D.C.

A Full Night Of Debate But No Iraq Deadline

  An all-night debate on the war in Iraq has ended without success for Democrats in the senate. Republicans have scuttled a proposal ordering troop withdrawals from Iraq. The 52-to-47 vote left Democrats eight votes short of the 60 needed to cut off debate under Senate rules. 
  Sixty votes were needed for approval of the motion.
  A "Yes" vote is a vote to cut off debate.

Voting "Yes" were 47 Democrats, 4 Republicans and 1 Independent.

Voting "No" were 1 Democrat, 45 Republicans and 1 Independent.

Texas

Cornyn (R) No; Hutchison (R) No.

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