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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 Ruthven HaganTillis trails Democratic challenger by 7 points in North Carolina poll Tillis trails Democratic challenger by 7 points in North Carolina poll North Carolina businessman will challenge Tillis in GOP primary 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 Kerry'Landslide' for Biden? A look at 40 years of inaccurate presidential polls Trump campaign considering making a play for blue state Oregon: report Trump campaign considering making a play for blue state Oregon: report MORE's (D-Mass.) amendment extending emergency loan eligibility for commercial fishermen and Sen. Mary LandrieuMary Loretta LandrieuCongress needs to work to combat the poverty, abuse and neglect issues that children face Dems wrestle over how to vote on ‘Green New Deal’ Lobbying world 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.