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U.S. senators go on the record with their stance on abortion

Clip: 05/11/2022 | 5m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

Republicans in the U.S. Senate blocked efforts on Wednesday to enshrine abortion rights into federal law. Democrats fell well short of the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster on codifying abortion access, with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin joining all Republicans in voting against the Women’s Health Protection Act. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff from the U.S. Capitol with more.

Aired: 05/11/22

Rating: NR

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