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Where's Harry when we need him ? (He's been too quiet lately)
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) bowed to pressure from fellow Democrats on Tuesday and postponed a committee vote on a 2013 budget resolution, most likely until after the November elections.
Conrad on Wednesday will begin a committee markup of a resolution based on the Bowles-Simpson deficit recommendations, but told reporters there is no date scheduled on which the markup vote would occur.
More like some democrats are "craving" to rally around new lobbying kickback plans
“This is the wrong time to vote in committee; this is the wrong time to vote on the floor,” he said. “I don’t think we will be prepared to vote before the election.”
He said the decision would disappoint some Democrats who craved a budget plan to rally around and some Republicans who longed for a plan to attack.