The amendment would have raised spending above the mandated budget caps.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow said her amendment was designed to bring jobs back to America.
The amendment would have created a budget placeholder for a wage increase.
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Lawmakers endorsed a rare bipartisan deal that Speaker Boehner negotiated with Democrats.
The Republican said Democrats didn't do any better when they led the Senate.
The measure lays the groundwork for restricting funds to the UN if it discriminates against Israel.
The amendment would have extended sequester relief for two years.
Senators blocked a Democratic attempt to overcome a procedural hurdle.
Bernie Sanders's push to recognize man-made climate change was voted down.
Only Ted Cruz didn't vote for a measure from Debbie Stabenow.