It was a party line vote with the Democrats killing the bill. If they are going to reject the Republican plan, it would be nice if they would put forth their own.
"10:57am Eastern…The Senate just voted down the House Cut Cap and Balance bill, 51-46. Reid danced on its grave, proclaiming it “over, dead, and done.” Back to the Democrat plan:
Someone should ask the 20 Democrats in this clip shown supporting a balanced budget amendment why they decided to vote against it the first chance they had.
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