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{{Oppose vote}} On April 17, 2013 the [[U.S. Senate]] took a vote on and defeated a measure that would have expanded federal background checks for firearms purchases.<ref>[http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177638177/senate-rejects-expanded-background-checks-for-gun-sales ''NPR'' "Senate Rejects Expanded Background Checks For Gun Sales" Accessed April 19, 2013]</ref>  The vote was 54-46, with supporters falling six votes short of the required 60-vote threshold.<ref>[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/17/background-check-plan-in-trouble-as-dems-call-votes-on-gun-bill/#ixzz2Qv2MIpUR ''Fox News'' "Background check plan defeated in Senate, Obama rips gun bill opponents" Accessed April 19, 2013]</ref> {{{Name}}} was one of the 4 [[Democratic]] [[U.S. Senate|Senators]] who voted against the amendment.<ref>[http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/04/18/177799987/historically-speaking-no-surprise-in-senate-gun-control-vote ''NPR'' "Historically Speaking, No Surprise In Senate Gun Control Vote" Accessed April 19, 2013]</ref><noinclude>[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>
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{{Oppose vote}} On April 17, 2013, the [[U.S. Senate]] took a vote on and defeated a measure that would have expanded federal background checks for firearms purchases.<ref>[http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177638177/senate-rejects-expanded-background-checks-for-gun-sales ''NPR'' "Senate Rejects Expanded Background Checks For Gun Sales" Accessed April 19, 2013]</ref>  The vote was 54-46, with supporters falling six votes short of the required 60-vote threshold.<ref>[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/17/background-check-plan-in-trouble-as-dems-call-votes-on-gun-bill/#ixzz2Qv2MIpUR ''Fox News'' "Background check plan defeated in Senate, Obama rips gun bill opponents" Accessed April 19, 2013]</ref> {{{Name}}} was one of the 4 [[Democratic]] [[U.S. Senate|Senators]] who voted against the amendment.<ref>[http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/04/18/177799987/historically-speaking-no-surprise-in-senate-gun-control-vote ''NPR'' "Historically Speaking, No Surprise In Senate Gun Control Vote" Accessed April 19, 2013]</ref><noinclude>[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>

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Voted "No" On April 17, 2013, the U.S. Senate took a vote on and defeated a measure that would have expanded federal background checks for firearms purchases.[1] The vote was 54-46, with supporters falling six votes short of the required 60-vote threshold.[2] {{{Name}}} was one of the 4 Democratic Senators who voted against the amendment.[3]
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