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Ben Nelson Amendment

Nelson Amendment Expected To Fall Short Even With GOP Support

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An amendment restricting abortions does not appear to have enough support to be attached to the Senate healthcare bill. Senate Republican Whip Jon ...

Stupak Fails in Senate, But Pro-Choice Activists Can't Quit Yet

Megan Carpentier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Megan Carpentier

Whereas the pro-choice movement was caught flat-footed by the surge of Democrats who voted for the Stupak amendment, they'll likely re-arm to fight anti-abortion language in any final health care reform bill.

Boxer: Nelson Amendment Wouldn't Require Men To Purchase Riders For Viagra

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Monday, during the opening rounds of debate on Sen. Ben Nelson's (D-Neb.) proposed amendment to prohibit any federal funding of abortion, Sen. Barbara...