Balanced Budget Amendment

Senators debated the Balanced Budget Amendment in the final hour of debate before the vote at 5:15 p.m. Three Democrats summarized their… read more

Senators debated the Balanced Budget Amendment in the final hour of debate before the vote at 5:15 p.m. Three Democrats summarized their opposition to the amendment and Senate Majority Leader Lott and Senator Hatch, the chief sponsor of the amendment, summarized their support for it. The Senate failed to pass the amendment by a 66 to 34 vote, falling one short of the necessary 2/3 majority. close

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Balanced Budget Amendment

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Program ID:
79327-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
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Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 9, 1997

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  • Mar 04, 1997 | 9:15pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 1997 | 12:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 1997 | 3:11pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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