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Senate to pass budget, ushering in lull in fiscal battle
Reuters ^ | Mar 22, 2013 | David Lawder

Posted on 03/22/2013 3:48:08 PM PDT by mdittmar

(Reuters) - The Senate was poised to pass its first budget in four years on Friday, a move that will usher in a relative lull in Washington's fiscal wars until an anticipated summer showdown over raising the debt ceiling.

For the next few months, Democrats and Republicans are expected to tout the partisan tax and spending policies reflected in their rival budgets while they turn to other legislative issues, such as immigration reform and gun control.

Passage of a stop-gap government funding measure on Thursday lowered the temperature in the budget debate by eliminating the threat of a government shutdown next week.

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That genius Senator Patty Murray from Washington State is the author.
1 posted on 03/22/2013 3:48:08 PM PDT by mdittmar
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Passage of a stop-gap government funding measure on Thursday lowered the temperature in the budget debate by eliminating the threat of a government shutdown next week.

NO DEFUNDING OF OBAMACARE. Never ever am I voting for a national Republican candidate (or a DemocRAT).
2 posted on 03/22/2013 3:54:29 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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They are just kicking the damn can, AGAIN.

I would have voted to shut it down.


3 posted on 03/22/2013 4:01:04 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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Is is a budget or a crapload of money in a “continuing resolution”?


4 posted on 03/22/2013 4:45:09 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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