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Chambers vows to tie up rest of session

Posted at 11:34 AM, Apr 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-06 12:44:47-04
Omaha Senator Ernie Chambers is promising to hold up the rest of this year's legislative session.
 
Chambers blasted his fellow Senators Wednesday for rejecting a medical marijuana bill Tuesday night, saying their vote will hurt suffering children. He's also upset lawmakers advanced a Republican-backed bull to reinstate the winner-take-all system in presidential elections. 
 
Chambers spent most of Tuesday filibustering by reading news articles aloud, talking about Medicaid expansion, and what it's like to undergo a colonoscopy. Chambers says he's not going to relent for the rest of the session.  Lawmakers have less than five working days before the session ends