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Obama Signs $1.1 Trillion Budget Deal After Congress Approval

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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 65-33 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 Republicans, who...

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