"We have repeatedly sent options and possibilities to the Senate," the Tennessee Republican said of House votes aimed at Obamacare.
Blackburn said she wanted to "keep working to fix some of these programs that have very obvious substantiated problems and glitches like Obamacare,"
In turn, Democrats argue "fix" really means destroy. They're worried about what might happen if they give ground on Obamacare, any ground.
"The bottom line is very simple, you negotiate on this, they will up the ante on the debt ceiling and the full time [Continuing Resolution]," Sen. Chuck Schumer told CNN's Dana Bash. "You cannot negotiate when they take hostages, they extort."