The Senate has passed the Budget Control Act, with a much more robust rebellion from Republicans than the one that occurred in the House. But there was no filibuster, and no objection to unanimous consent. There were seven Democratic "noes," and 19 Republican "noes."
The Republican "noes":
The Democratic "noes":
Bernie Sanders (I)
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Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.