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Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked Republicans from taking up a bill to overhaul policing in a 55-45 vote, calling the legislation flawed and a nonstarter.

Before debate on the bill, which needed 60 votes, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., blasted Republicans for what he called a “partisan” and “irrevocably flawed” approach to fixing the problem of police brutality.

The Republican bill would not include outright bans on chokeholds or “no-knock” search warrants and does not touch on qualified immunity, which shields police officers from lawsuits — all provisions that Democrats would like to see included in the legislation.

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