Voting rules on Senate immigration bill amendments spark debate

Lawmakers are debating the voting thresholds that will be required to advance proposed amendments to the Senate immigration bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wants five proposals to meet a 60-vote threshold, while Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, seeks a 50-vote threshold for six amendments in a bid to increase the likelihood of revising the measure. The disagreement could keep Congress working in Washington during the Fourth of July.

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