The vote took place on a vote to close debate.
BREAKING: Bill to expand background checks for gun purchases is defeated in the Senate.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 17, 2013
Toomey-Manchin Fails on Cloture Vote, 54-46; Four Democrats Vote for Filibuster bit.ly/17pjCi1
— AoSHQ (@AoSHQ) April 17, 2013
Fundraising e-mail from @gabbygiffords: “Moments ago, the U.S. Senate decided to do the unthinkable about gun violence — nothing at all.”
— Dan Nowicki (@dannowicki) April 17, 2013
— thegunwire® (@thegunwire) April 17, 2013
Thar he blows. twitter.com/piersmorgan/st…
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) April 17, 2013
The only four Republicans to vote for Toomey-Manchin: McCain, Collins, Kirk, and Toomey himself – ow.ly/kanZd
— National Review (@NRO) April 17, 2013
Feinstein “assault weapons ban” amendment fails with 40-60 vote
— NSSF (@NSSF) April 17, 2013
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