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The vote on the farm bill amendment on Tuesday was 45 to 54.

The chamber also voted against another amendment by DeMint that would prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from making certain loan guarantees.

The chamber did, however, approve four amendments by voice Tuesday evening. Sen. Kay HaganKay HaganPolitics is purple in North Carolina Democrats can win North Carolina just like Jimmy Carter did in 1976 North Carolina will be a big battleground state in 2020 MORE's (D-N.C.) amendment aimed at making crop insurance more accessible, DeMint's amendment expressing the sense of the Senate's disapproval if the farm bill interferes "with the free market," Sen. John KerryJohn Forbes KerryLobbying world Kerry: Trump not pursuing 'smart' or 'clever' plan on North Korea Tillerson will not send high-ranking delegation to India with Ivanka Trump: report MORE's (D-Mass.) amendment extending emergency loan eligibility for commercial fishermen and Sen. Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuProject Veritas at risk of losing fundraising license in New York, AG warns You want to recall John McCain? Good luck, it will be impossible CNN producer on new O'Keefe video: Voters are 'stupid,' Trump is 'crazy' MORE's (D-La.) amendment modifying a section of the farm bill on rural development all passed.

Additionally, an amendment by DeMint that prohibits "mandatory or compulsory check off programs" was defeated in a vote of 20-79.