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Obama Signs New Budget Deal After Congress Approval

U.S. lawmakers sent President Barack Obama Friday a $1.1 trillion budget full of federal spending and tax breaks, which the president quickly signed before leaving Washington for his annual holiday vacation. The Senate voted 65 to 33 to approve the bill, after the measure cleared the House earlier.  Congress then adjourned until January.   The new budget avoids a government shutdown through the 2016 fiscal year and represents highly unusual cooperation between Democrats and...

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