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Well folks it was a set all nighter.
Finally in the early hours of the morning had the budget deal passed.
Not one Republican voted for the plan and -- red state Democrats who are up for reelection in 2014.
Also voted against it.
Well as a -- joins us now with the very latest on the last minute -- to get a deal done and where it goes from here was that that's right high and after thirteen hours and six minutes -- senate narrowly approved the budget plan passing fifty to 49.
During -- marathon session senators were also facing more than 500 amendments but they voted on about seventy.
The -- -- my -- getting praise from the Senate's top members.
I know everyone is exhausted.
And you may not feel -- at the moment.
But this is one of the senate stuff -- days in recent years and I commend everyone who's participated in this extraordinary debate.
The revelation raises nearly a trillion dollars in new taxes the government would still -- -- a deficit after ten years senator Patty Murray argues the -- creates jobs and economic growth.
But of course during the process patients did run -- And as I talk about -- prior 37 and president.
That that it.
-- welcome to order a president the senate is not in order I know there's a lot of March Madness going on we'd like to keep calm on the -- -- that senators could be heard.
The White House recently passed that excuse me house recently passed the Ryan budget plan which proposes a four point six trillion dollar deficit reduction over the next decade.
These budget plans are resolutions they are not bills this week congress did pass a continuing resolution bill which actually find the government for the next six months.
We did hear from white house Press Secretary Jay Carney responding to today's news and this statement and reading in part.
Like the president's plan the senate budget cuts wasteful spending makes tough choices to strengthen entitlements and eliminate special tax breaks and loopholes for the wealthiest Americans to reduce the deficit.
The statement went on to say it's time for our leaders to come together to find common grounds and he will continue to work with both eyes to see if there's an opportunity.
To reach a solution in the back to you.
-- to thank you very much.
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