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Senate approves bill to expand stem cell funding

Washington, D.C. - The United States Senate, by a vote of 63-37, has enacted a bill that would overturn President Bush's ban on new federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, setting the stage for a promised presidential veto.

The measure fell short of the 67 votes needed to override a veto, which would be the first veto of the......

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Senators who opposed the bill on moral grounds cited the growing promise of human adult stem cells.

They also said that despite opinion polls showing the majority of Americans support stem cell ......

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