Senate to take another swing at disaster funding

“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 Boxer (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.”

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