Senate Rejects Ryan Budget Plan

The Senate voted 57-40 against consideration of H. Con. Res. 34, establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2012 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2013 through 2021, popularly known as the Ryan Budget Plan. The House had previously passed the measure in April by a vote of 235-193.

All Republicans voted for consideration except for Scott Brown (MA), Susan Collins (ME), Lisa Murkowski (AK), Rand Paul (KY), and Olympia Snowe (ME).

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