Alec Torres at National Review Online reports :
Senator Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) told CBS’s Bob Schieffer this morning that the Ryan-Murray Budget deal that passed the House earlier this week still doesn’t have enough votes to pass the Senate.
“The struggle is still on in the United States Senate,” Durbin said. “We need bipartisan support to pass it.”
He said the Senate needs only a “handful” of Republicans to pass the bill, but that Republicans are wary of signing the deal because they are either planning to run for president and don’t want such a “yes” vote on their record, or they are being threatened by the Tea Party and the Heritage Foundations to vote against it.
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