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Coburn said his amendment was especially important since the U.S. Postal Service is losing more than $40 million a day.

The Senate also voted on the following budget amendments:

- Sen. Mike JohannsMichael (Mike) Owen JohannsMeet the Democratic sleeper candidate gunning for Senate in Nebraska Farmers, tax incentives can ease the pain of a smaller farm bill Lobbying World MORE (R-S.D.) amendment 624, to eliminate the cap on health savings accounts and not require a doctors’ prescription for the purchases made through with a health saving account on over the counter medicine, passed by voice vote.

- Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrOvernight Energy: Trump rolls back methane pollution rule | EPA watchdog to step down | China puts tariffs on US gas Graham: Mueller is going to be allowed to finish investigation Trump authorizes sanctions against foreign governments that interfere in US elections MORE (R-N.C.) amendment 232, to protect the American people and strengthen our national security by fully funding the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and the BioShield Special Reserve Fund, passed by voice vote.

- Sen. Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerTrump cancels Mississippi rally due to hurricane Cruz gets help from Senate GOP in face of serious challenge from O’Rourke GOP senators introduce bill to preserve ObamaCare's pre-existing conditions protections MORE (R-Miss.) amendment 538, to increase waiver threshold of unfunded mandates point of orders to 60 votes, passed by voice vote.

- Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) amendment 340, to require that financial regulation have cost-benefit analysis, failed 47-52.