“We need to get people help right now,” Reid said in announcing the vote, which will occur around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. “People are desperate.”

Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara Levy BoxerDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Billionaire Steyer to push for Dem House push Billionaire Steyer announces million for Dem House push MORE (D-Calif.) also expressed satisfaction following the announcement.

“I am very pleased we are having another chance on this,” Boxer said. “[L]ast night we had a bad vote, we didn’t have enough votes.”