Tort Reform For Terror Claims Blocked

NU Online News Service, June 14, 10:45 a.m. EST?The U.S. Senate voted last night to table a Republican amendment to a proposed terrorism reinsurance bill that would have banned most punitive damages.

The amendment, sponsored by Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Phil Gramm, R-Texas, was voted down 50-46 along party lines.

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