Senate Vote On Opening Deliberations
Tuesday, February 9, 1999
The 59-41 roll call by which the Senate voted Tuesday against opening deliberations on the articles of impeachment against President Clinton.
On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to open the deliberations and a "no" vote was to keep them closed. To open deliberations required a two-thirds majority of 67 "yes" votes.
Voting "yes" were 45 Democrats and 14 Republicans. Voting "no" were 41 Republicans and no Democrats.
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