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Bipartisan House Majority Defeats Senate's Unbalanced Budget

Joseph64 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 11:51 AM
Their seats are all from marginal constituencies. They knew it would be hard on them back home if they voted for it.

They'll debate and vote on the balanced, popular, pro-growth GOP alternative later today, but yesterday held an important moment of its own:

The House on Wednesday rejected the Senate Democratic budget in a 154-261 vote, with 35 Democrats voting against the blueprint from their upper chamber colleagues. House Democrats were instructed to vote for the Senate Democratic budget, but 35 of them defected...The House also rejected the budget from the Congressional...