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Congress Passes Budget Deal

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WASHINGTON -- Congress passes bill easing across-the-board spending cuts and threat of future shutdowns.

According to CNN, the Senate voted 64-36 on Wednesday to send the compromise federal budget framework to President Barack Obama, who has signaled his support.

Last week, the budget plan easily passed the House on a 332-94 vote, with solid majorities of both parties supporting it.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report)


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