Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) attempted to force a vote this Wednesday on an amendment that if adopted will ban the practice of trading earmarks for votes in the Senate. As even President Obama-friendly MSNBC has documented, Sen. Ben Nelson’s (D-NE) Cornhusker Kickback was not the only backroom deal that enabled the Senate’s passage of Obamacare. Watch:

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Other details documented by MSNBC’s Lisa Myers:

Sen. Chris Dodd’s (D-CT) $100 million for a Connecticut hospital.

Vermont and Massachusetts got $600 and $500 million respectively for their state Medicaid programs.

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) won a provision that allows 800,000 Florida seniors enrolled in private Medicare Advantage plans to keep their extra benefits.

The American Medical Association got a tax on cosmetic surgery taken out as well as cuts to certain specialties restored.