By Ian Swanson
Fourteen Senate Republicans voted to approve the Senate's immigration bill on Thursday.
The same 14 members have generally backed the bill in a series of votes this week.
They include Sens. John McCainJohn McCainMissouri Republican: Trump has not earned my vote Stoddard: Can Trump close the deal with the GOP? John Boehner to attend GOP convention MORE (Ariz.), Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamStoddard: Can Trump close the deal with the GOP? Dem senator: Trump would leak classified information Never Trump voices face tough decision MORE (S.C.), Marco RubioMarco RubioTrump lands Calif. lawmaker endorsement Trump: Rubio as VP 'could happen' The Trail 2016: GOP stages of grief MORE (Fla.) and Jeff FlakeJeff FlakeMany Republicans uninterested in being Trump’s VP: report Senate confirms Obama's long-stalled ambassador to Mexico McCain fundraiser faces felony drug charges in Arizona MORE (Ariz.), the four GOP authors of the legislation who worked with four Democrats to bring it to the floor.
Sens. Bob CorkerBob CorkerHousing groups argue Freddie Mac's loss should spur finance reform Iran and heavy water: Five things to know Trump seeks approval from foreign policy experts, but hits snags MORE (Tenn.) and John HoevenJohn HoevenSenators approve shift in funding to ease airport wait times This week: Congress on track to miss Puerto Rico deadline Week ahead: Senate looks to wrap up energy, water spending bill MORE (N.D.) were two more GOP "yes" votes. They authored a border security amendment that was added to the bill this week. The amendment was intended to bring in more GOP support, and likely won over Sen. Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderDemocrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment Overnight Finance: Puerto Rico pressure builds; Big tariff vote Wednesday Senate votes to increase wind energy funding MORE (Tenn.), who voted "yes" on final passage.
The other GOP "yes" votes were Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin HatchInversion rule: latest example of government overreach Supreme Court wrestles with corruption law IRS: Annual unpaid tax liability was 8B MORE (Utah), who backed the bill in committee, and Sens. Dean HellerDean HellerStoddard: Can Trump close the deal with the GOP? Carter pledges probe of sex assault testimony Democrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment MORE (Nev.), Mark KirkMark KirkDemocrats race to link GOP incumbents to Trump Trump ticket looms over vulnerable GOP senators Elizabeth Warren stumps, raises funds for Duckworth MORE (Ill.), Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiActivists target Google employees over GOP convention plans The Hill's 12:30 Report Bishop eyes new Puerto Rico bill after recess MORE (Alaska) and Jeffrey Chiesa (N.J.), who was appointed to the Senate earlier this month.