McCaskill acknowledged that there remains strong opposition to the idea of a ban within the Democratic Conference, and she said that even a voluntary, internal ban on the practice ó similar to one that Republicans adopted Tuesday afternoon ó would have difficulty passing.
ďI donít think we would be successful. There hasnít been a huge appetite yet on this side of the aisle to stop this process. Mark Udall was a pleasant surprise yesterday and Iím hoping for a pleasant surprise tomorrow,Ē McCaskill said.
Rep. Bill Cassidy has his blood drawn by Alesha Barbour during a free hepatitis screening in the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Congressional Viral Hepatitis Caucus to recognize "National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day."
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