Oct 31, 2015

Debt deal moves to Obama after 3 a.m. Senate vote | Washington Examiner

The Senate approved a controversial budget and debt ceiling measure early Friday morning, all but assuring government funding until 2017, but angering conservatives who complained that the deal is fiscally irresponsible and was written in secret with Democrats. The House moved the deal forward on Wednesday with mostly Democratic votes, and was then sent along to the White House for President...

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