The paid sick days amendment was offered by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).
"America does not project power from bankruptcy court," he said.
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.
Schock delivered his farewell and also broke House rules, posing for a floor pic.
The amendment would have created a budget placeholder for a wage increase.
Peter Sullivan and Cristina Marcos 03/26/15 12:12 PM EDT
Lawmakers endorsed a rare bipartisan deal that Speaker Boehner negotiated with Democrats.
“They called for change and today, the Senate is delivering that change."
Senators will vote on numerous amendments to the Republican budget during vote-a-rama Thursday.
The marathon voting session is expected to start at noon. With senators able to offer and require a vote on an unlimited number of...
The Republican said Democrats didn't do any better when they led the Senate.