A last minute snag tonight temporarily delayed a vote on Bernie Sanders' amendment--still expected to pass overwhelmingly--to force an audit of the Federal Reserve.
Republican Sen. Bob Bennett is in his home state of Utah today, in the last days of a tough primary campaign. Because the race is so close, he doesn't want to be held accountable for missing a vote on an important amendment, popular on the grassroots right, so Republicans sought a delay. To move things along, Democrats acceded, but will instead hold votes on several other amendments tonight--including one, authored by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), limiting the size of large financial institutions.
Sanders' amendment will likely get a hearing Tuesday.