The amendment, sponsored by Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharDems ask FTC to probe if other companies also obtained Facebook data Students bash Congress for inaction on gun control Overnight Cybersecurity: House Intel votes to release Russia report | House lawmakers demand Zuckerberg testify | Senators unveil updated election cyber bill MORE (D-Minn.), was approved by voice vote.

The chamber also approved an amendment by Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) revising the criteria for an area to be designated "rural" in the U.S. Census. That amendment was approved by voice vote.

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) saw both of his two amendments fail in the Senate. One amendment eliminates federal assistance for biobased products. The other amendment would have reformed a federal sugar program.