Members of the Senate voted 51 to 48 early today to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution 3, a framework for attacking the Affordable Care Act.

Republicans defeated all Democratic efforts to limit the scope of the attack on the health law, but some Republican senators repeatedly crossed party lines to vote for the attack limit proposals. All Democrats who were present voted the same way every time.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.