LIVE VIDEO: Senate Makes Final Vote On Marriage Bill

NPR reports:

Lawmakers are moving forward with the vote Tuesday afternoon after securing essential Republican support during a procedural vote on Monday. With bipartisan support, the legislation is expected to clear the Senate Tuesday, then head back to the House where it is expected to be passed quickly and sent to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

The bill would require that all states recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed in any other state. It does not require that states individually allow these marriages to be performed. The measure also recognizes these marriages for consideration of federal benefits such as Medicare and Social Security.

Read the full article. Today’s vote will focus on a trio of “religious liberty” amendments pushed by Republicans.