In it, but not of it. TPM DC
He also authored a different measure--not an amendment, but a "motion to recommitt"--which would have scrapped the budget that passed and replaced it with a much more conservative version. Most significantly, it would have indexed non-defense, non-veterans discretionary spending to the expected rate of inflation. It failed 43-55--for all intents and purposes a mirror image of the vote on the final budget resolution. Which is to say that Bayh and Nelson voted for the "Johanns Budget".
I don't have all the details of the Johanns budget motion just yet, but will pass them along when I do. And I'll place a call for comment to Bayh's and Nelson's staffs to see if there's more to this than simply that the two would have preferred a Johann-shaped budget to the Democrats'.