Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, whose amendment lost 13 to 10, argued before the panel that tightening is needed to prevent federal funds from being used to pay for abortion (AP)
Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, whose amendment lost 13 to 10, argued before the panel that tightening is needed to prevent federal funds from being used to pay for abortion (AP)

Members of the Senate Finance Committee rejected an amendment Wednesday to strengthen anti-abortion provisions already in the legislation.

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