Senate votes to end debate on $26 billion aid to states bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidIf Gorsuch pick leads to 'crisis,' Dems should look in mirror first Senate confirms Mulvaney to be Trump’s budget chief Democrats declare victory after Puzder bows out MORE (D-Nev.) argued the bill is fully paid for and doesn't increase the deficit. The Senate voted to waive the point of order.

The bill would provide $16 billion in Medicaid funding to states and $10 billion for teachers and first responders.

The measure is paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes that allow U.S.-based multinational companies to use foreign tax credits to reduce their U.S. taxes. The measure also rescinds about previously appropriated money and cuts future food stamp benefits.