The Senate on Monday voted 57-41 on a motion to begin debate on financial reform legislation authored by Banking Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.). No Republican supported the motion. Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) also opposed the bill.
Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidWhat if there’s no 'Nuclear Option' in the Senate? Republican failure Senate about to enter 'nuclear option' death spiral MORE (D-Nev.) voted against the legislation for procedural reasons and later today could try for another vote on the bill.