Get the day’s best political analysis, news and reporting from the TPM team delivered to your inbox every day. In 30-60 seconds, you’ll be first to see TPM’s best stories of the morning and caught up on what to expect for the day ahead.
The Senate has passed a FEMA disaster relief funding bill late Thursday, by a 62-37 margin. The vote was subsequently held after an amendment, offered by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), failed to muster enough votes. His amendment would have offset the funding with cuts to foreign aid, a policy several Republicans – including Eric Cantor – have previously favored.