Washington–Supporters of legislation to create a trust fund for asbestos injuries said they believe they have the votes now to overcome a procedural roadblock.

But, in a letter seeking a Senate floor vote next week, sent to Senate Majority Leader William Frist, R-Tenn., backers of the measure indicated while they can overcome a budget point of order, they are unsure if they can meet his second criteria for a revote: enough votes to limit debate on the bill.

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