I can't find what you read in that Times article, but only the House has approved the bill with the ANWR drilling in it.<br><br>Here's an article from Tuesday's Washington Post<br><blockquote>Senate leaders were trying to bring the two bills to a final vote tomorrow, but lawmakers warn that passage is far from certain...<br><br>Drilling opponents will try first to strip the ANWR provision by asserting that it flouts Senate rules against unrelated legislation on spending bills. If that fails, members from both parties are raising the politically risky prospect of a filibuster that would take 60 votes to break.</blockquote><br><br>