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US Congress Headed Toward Approval of 2014 Spending Plan

The U.S. Congress appears headed toward approval of a $1.1 trillion 2014 spending plan that would avert another government shutdown like the one that occurred last October. The House of Representatives plans to vote Wednesday on the budget, with the Senate following later in the week. The spending plan -- nearly 1,600 pages long -- is a political compromise between fractious Republican and Democratic lawmakers that covers funding for a vast array of government programs. It includes...

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