UPDATED: Senators Paul & Lee Support a Strong BBA
On Wednesday, the Senate will vote on two balanced budget amendment's to the Constitution. One, is S.J.Res. 10, a solid BBA that all 47 Republicans are supporting, and S.J.Res. 24, a compromise proposal which never actually requires a balanced budget.
Senator Paul spoke on the floor today urging members to support a strong BBA to the Constitution. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWwHShb6Wxw
Senator Lee gave a powerful speech as well, explaining why both Democrats and Republicans should support S.J.Res. 10. [Click here to watch the video]
Lee's social media team has been asking other senators over twitter if they'll support a strong BBA, if you see a tweet at your senator, give it a retweet!
UPDATE: Stay tuned for the roll call.
S.J.Res. 10, the strong BBA failed by a vote of 47-53.
S.J.Res. 24, the "trojan horse" BBA failed by a vote of 21-79.