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Republicans Lose Bid to Force Vote on Bolton

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist calls for a vote on the nomination of John Bolton to become the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., but the issue may not reach the floor. The Republicans may not be able to get the 60 votes needed to cut off discussion of the nomination.

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David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.

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