NJ Spotlight News

Sen. Menendez on Senate vote to codify abortion rights

Clip: 05/11/2022 | 5m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

The pressure was on federal lawmakers on Wednesday as the Senate voted on a bill to protect the constitutional right to abortion access -- but the vote was doomed to fail from the start. Democrats couldn’t cobble together the 60 votes needed to move it forward in a 50-50 split chamber, further showing the partisan divide in Washington while getting every member’s stance on the record.

Aired: 05/11/22

Rating: NR

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