GOP Whip Steve Scalise has shouldered much of the blame for Republican stumbles.
The amendment would have created a budget placeholder for a wage increase.
Senators have proposed 85 healthcare-related amendments.
Republican senators with presidential ambitions face a big decision on the budget.
A GOP measure is approved, but a separate amendment fails.
The budget would increase war funds to $96 billion.
"That money isn't close to being real," the Senate minority leader said.
There’s a hot spotlight shining on the GOP’s new low-profile Budget chairmen.
"The rich get much richer, and the Republicans think they need more help," Sanders said.
House and Senate Republicans will work on budgets and preventing cuts to Medicare payments.
GOP leaders stumbled this week in committee. A floor vote is expected next week.
GOP might continue to wrestle with its budget when it hits the floor next week.
The Senate is voting on amendments to the GOP budget.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has made a 180-degree turn on defense spending.
Six of the nine Freedom Caucus co-founders opposed the House GOP budget.
House Republicans adopted a 2016 budget in a 228-199 vote on Thursday.
The Senate could this week to weaken EPA's climate rule for power plants.
“I don’t like it,” said Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.). “I like what we had last week."
FreedomWorks is giving the Republican Study Committee's blueprint an "A-" grade.
One version is more favorable to defense hawks.
The conservative budget cuts more than the main House GOP budget released last week.
Sen. Chuck Grassley argues for leaving details out of budget plan.
Officials say using wartime funds to boost defense spending is far from ideal.
“We’re still working on it," Budget Chairman Tom Price (R-Ga.) told reporters.