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US House Passes 2014 Budget, Plan Now Goes to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a $1.1 trillion budget for 2014, bringing the country a step closer to avoiding another government shutdown. Wednesday's vote in the House was 359 to 67. It now goes to the Senate, where it is expected to pass later this week before President Barack Obama signs it into law.The spending plan is a political compromise between fractious Republican and Democratic lawmakers, and pays for a vast array of government programs. It includes money for...

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