Sen. Ron WydenRon WydenOvernight Cybersecurity: FBI probes possible hack of Dems' phones | Trump's '400-pound hacker' | Pressure builds on Yahoo | Poll trolls run wild Dems slam Yahoo CEO over delay in acknowledging hack Overnight Finance: McConnell offers 'clean' funding bill | Dems pan proposal | Flint aid, internet measure not included | More heat for Wells Fargo | New concerns on investor visas MORE (D-Ore.) cosponsored the amendment.
The Senate also voted on the following budget amendments:
- Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamObama nominates ambassador to Cuba Funding bill rejected as shutdown nears Shutdown risk grows over Flint MORE (R-S.C.) amendment 329, to ask senators to give part of their salaries to the charity of their choice because federal workers are losing part of their salaries because of furloughs under sequestration, passed by voice vote.
- Sen. Dean HellerDean HellerFunding bill rejected as shutdown nears Senate lays groundwork for spending deal GOP pressures Kerry on Russia's use of Iranian airbase MORE (R-Nev.) amendment 293, to ensure that the Bureau of Land Management collaborates with states in efforts to promote sustainable sage-grouse populations and the conservation of sage-grouse habitat by developing and approving state plans that prevent the listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 and preserve the way of life in, and economic health of, the impacted areas, passed by voice vote.
- Sen. John BoozmanJohn BoozmanGOP pressures Kerry on Russia's use of Iranian airbase GOP to Obama: Sanction Chinese entities to get to North Korea Overnight Defense: White House threatens to veto Gitmo bill MORE (R-Ark.) amendment 527, to restrict eminent domain so that private land could not be acquired for other private use, passed by voice vote.
- Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly AyotteRyan optimistic about GOP majorities in House and Senate Dems gain upper hand on budget GOP senators hit FBI on early probe of NY bombing suspect MORE (R-N.H.) amendment 136, to prohibit funding of the "Missile to Nowhere" — the Medium Extended Air Defense System, passed 94-5.
- Sen. Mike CrapoMike CrapoLawmakers play catch-up as smartphone banking surges Senate panel approves pension rescue for coal miners Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit MORE (R-Idaho) amendment 318, to amend the reconciliation instruction to include instructions to the Finance Committee to achieve the budget’s stated goal of $275 billion in mandatory healthcare savings, rejected on a 47-52 vote.
This article was updated at 2:59 a.m. to include the Crapo amendment.