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Senate Read-a-thon over

From NBC's Kelly O'Donnell
The reading of the amendment has stopped because Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) withdrew the amendment that was being read on the Senate floor.

Sanders had wanted an up-or-down vote on single-payer health insurance, and he will not get that by withdrawing his amendment but he is able to restart the process.

Sanders was animated while speaking on the floor.