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The amendment, sponsored by Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean Klobuchar2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Democrats warm to idea of studying reparations Bullock makes CNN debate stage 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.