"I would just urge all people to exercise restraint," Ben Cardin said.
"It shouldn't be up to Democrats to kill these amendments," he said.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) said he and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) are looking for an "orderly way" to tackle amendments.
McCarthy has always remained cordial during their colloquies.
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Maria Cantwell is considering reauthorizing the bank with the "fast-track" trade bill.
More than a dozen senators missed the vote.
Sens. Ben Cardin and Bob Corker are hoping to move forward with the legislation.
The Senate Democratic leader said the law had turned out to be a "smashing success."
New amendments set up hurdles as lawmakers work on a path to passage.
Laura Burton Capps, the daughter of the retiring California Democrat, passes on a bid.