Senate Halts Bill to Revise Birth Control Rule
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The U.S. Senate has defeated a Republican effort to roll back President Barack Obama's policy on contraception insurance coverage. The measure, steeped in election-year politics, was defeated 51-48. (March 1)


[Notes:WASHINGTON. SOURCE: POOL. 3/1/12][Notes:NATSOT OF VOTE TOTAL][SOT/:SEN. HARRY REID/D-MAJORITY LEADER]In the state of nevada we have almost 200,000 women who, if this passed, would lose access to contraception coverage and other health services that are so essential to their health. So we're talking about real people. Millions of people. I appreciate very much the support that patty and barbara boxer and others who have worked so hard on this issue have received from this caucus. It's extremely important that we let the american people know where we stand.(****END****) VIDEO PRODUCER: MATT FRIEDMAN---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: POOL-----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: ----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: ----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): --------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE:GSM6978BC-US--Birth Control-Politics, 3rd Ld,0105