The Washington Post reports:
The Senate overwhelmingly voted to limit debate on a bill aimed at understanding and combating the harassment and violence directed at Asian Americans since the beginning of the pandemic, with only six Republicans voting against it. The 92-to-6 vote came after some uncertainty earlier in the week about whether Republicans would support the legislation. The Republican senators who opposed it were Tom Cotton (Ark.), Josh Hawley (Mo.), Rand Paul (Ky.), Tommy Tuberville (Ala.), Roger Marshall (Kan.) and Ted Cruz (Tex.).
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JUST IN: In a rare bipartisan vote of 92-6, the Senate advanced legislation aimed at improving anti-Asian hate crime tracking and identification. https://t.co/fxwNnJV4kl
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