House passes 'cash for caulkers'

Rep Peter WelchPeter WelchTrump is 'open' to ObamaCare fix, lawmakers say Democrats see ObamaCare leverage in spending fights Group pushes FDA to act on soy milk labeling petition MORE (D-Vt.), a chief sponsor of the bill, called the legislation a "hat trick" because it would create 168,000 jobs, while saving consumers $10 billion over 10 years and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Republicans largely opposed the bill and won support for a change to require the legislation not add to the deficit. Democrats will now have to find a way to pay for the bill for it to be implemented or else change the language in conference with the Senate.