Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is spearheading the proposal along with Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). All they’re doing is delaying the messy confrontation that’s necessary to bring this to a head.
If this plan succeeds, I’m assuming we can expect the government to shut down yet again, in 2014. Plan your vacations to any government landmarks accordingly.
Source: The Hill