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Senate to vote on Ryan budget after Dem victory in NY-26

The Senate will vote on the House-passed budget plan sponsored by Rep. Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanZaid Jilani: Paul Ryan worried about culture war distracting from issues 'that really concern him' The Memo: Marjorie Taylor Greene exposes GOP establishment's lack of power The Hill's 12:30 Report - Senators back in session after late-night hold-up MORE (R-Wis.) Wednesday afternoon, putting Republicans in a tough spot over Medicare.

The Senate will vote on four budget plans after 5 p.m., including Ryan’s blueprint and budget plans introduced by Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulFauci to Chelsea Clinton: The 'phenomenal amount of hostility' I face is 'astounding' GOP's attacks on Fauci at center of pandemic message Fox host claims Fauci lied to Congress, calls for prosecution MORE (R-Ky.), according to a senior Democratic leadership aide.

The vote comes to the floor a day after Republicans lost a congressional seat in a Republican-leaning district. Democrats in the campaign for New York's 26th District argued the House GOP budget would hurt Medicare.  

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At the insistence of Republican leaders, the Senate will also vote on the budget plan that President Obama sent to Capitol Hill earlier this year.

Democrats are expected to vote against the Obama plan because they argue it has been supplanted by the deficit reduction plan Obama laid out in a speech at George Washington University in April.

Four Republicans have already announced they will vote against Ryan’s budget: Paul and centrist Sens. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSunday shows preview: Biden foreign policy in focus as Dem tensions boil up back home Why the Democrats need Joe Manchin White House briefed on bipartisan infrastructure deal but says questions remain MORE (R-Maine) and Scott Brown (R-Mass.).

GOP leaders say they will vote for the Ryan budget, but they are not pressing colleagues to do the same.