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US Senate Approves Two-year Budgeti
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December 19, 2013 1:31 AM
The U.S. Senate has voted 64 to 36 to approve a two-year federal budget that eases automatic spending cuts and averts the threat of another government shutdown. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the measure received bipartisan support - a rarity in an otherwise politically fractured body. It now goes to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature.

US Senate Approves Two-year Budget

Published December 18, 2013

The U.S. Senate has voted 64 to 36 to approve a two-year federal budget that eases automatic spending cuts and averts the threat of another government shutdown. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the measure received bipartisan support - a rarity in an otherwise politically fractured body. It now goes to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature.


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