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Senate passes budget deal, focus shifts to spending Senate passes budget deal, focus shifts to spending

Publié par Clifford Armion le 19/12/2013

David Lawder and Richard Cowan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed a two-year budget deal on Wednesday to ease automatic spending cuts and reduce the risk of a government shutdown, but fights were already breaking out over how to implement the budget pact.
By a vote of 64-36, the Senate sent the measure to President Barack Obama to be signed into law, an achievement for a divided Congress that has failed to agree on a budget since 2009.
"All told, it's a good first step away from the shortsighted, crisis-driven decision-making that has only served to act as a drag on our economy," Obama said in a statement.
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