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UPDATED: Senators Paul & Lee Support a Strong BBA

 

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.


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