The Senate edited the House’s version of the short-term government funding bill, stripping out the language that would not-really defund Obamacare. Full details on the Senate’s version, including some surprising good news, and a quick recap of the tiny bit of work the House accomplished this week.
Links to Information in This Episode
Text of the Senate version of the 2014 Continuing Resolution
Senator Ted Cruz reads Green Eggs and Ham during a fake filibuster (VIDEO)
What Senator Ted Cruz did was not a filibuster
What is the Monsanto Protection Act, the provision that would be killed by the Senate version?
Back story on the Delta Queen fire safety exemption
Representatives Quoted in This Episode
- Senator Dan Coats of Indiana
- Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee
- Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama
- Representative Steve Chabot of Ohio
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