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-- notoriously delivered to senators are at this -- working as quickly as possible and that can only mean one thing.
It's time to get -- -- fifty congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel is live at the capitol tonight with a final budget -- before the Easter break good evening Mike.
Well good -- Shannon after four years of the senate not passing a budget many members will vote for the first time tonight on a plan.
The late night and -- will likely be political consequences.
It is voting day in the United States senate.
We've had about 400 amendments filed 400.
Coming into 400 amendments.
He averaged -- we have on these have voter Romans is between 25 and 35 console I would everyone should understand that's about where we should wind.
Votes on issues including abortion the death tax and bailouts which could have an impact on races and when he fourteen.
It potentially the 2016 presidential campaign above Texas Republican Ted Cruz offer an amendment to repeal obamacare which failed -- -- forced when he fourteen ballot Democrats had just north Carolina's Kay Hagan.
Montana's Max Baucus in arkansas' Mark Prior to support it and when it gets to the budget south Dakota's Tim Johnson Alaska's mark baggage and Louisiana's Mary -- Andrew will have to choose between supporting Democrat petty merger proposal.
Back in a fall out of backing a plan that never balances.
You believe you can tax more and spin -- more and borrow -- and that that will somehow.
Create growth and prosperity.
I believe we've had four years of that experiment.
-- -- Fundamentally.
Doubted and -- -- in the game.
And it -- work.
The motion is not -- -- to the -- and it's not agreed to.
Hours after the house passed budget chairman Paul Ryan's plan it failed 59 to forty in the senate -- Democrats and five Republicans including Rand Paul and -- voting against him it was.
With the senate budget chair hit today at a political attacks -- against those who supported the Ryan plan.
The senate did vote to reject the idea that balancing the budget by an arbitrary date.
Should come before.
-- -- middle class families after congress.
And Joseph Garcia voted no yesterday and Ryan's budget a super -- -- ties to speaker John Boehner went on offense they're running this sat against the Florida Democrat.
Congressman Joseph Garcia had just voted against balancing Washington's -- -- Garcia who -- policy.
Put America more in -- Garcia's leader acknowledges budget votes can have local consequences.
For loyal votes were.
Let's -- it should be but did they are a definition.
Of party priorities.
As I say to members when they come -- an independent representative of your district.
Of the 100 senators this is the first time they will vote on a budget as senators.
Making a paper trail as for the -- budget it's expected to come up for a vote after midnight.
With 55 Democrats in the senate and only a simple majority needed.
It is expected to have the votes Shannon.
We'll keep an -- and it and talk about it with the panel likening a -- on the hill thank you.
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