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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 BurrBipartisan Senate group announces support for ban on big cat ownership Senate confirms SEC chief Gensler to full five-year term A proposal to tackle congressional inside trading: Invest in the US 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 WickerBiden looks to bolster long-term research and development McCarthy and Biden haven't spoken since election Instagram sparks new concerns over 'kidfluencer' culture 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.