Democrats Vote to Filibuster Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill

Manchin announced he would vote with Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Planned Parenthood funding will continue despite outrage — mostly from Republicans — over videos showing officials discussing the sale of aborted body parts.

Senate Democrats filibustered the bill to defund the group Monday, refusing to allow Republicans to bring it to the floor for debate. The 53-46 vote fell seven short of the 60 needed to advance.

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