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Thune Votes Nay On Budget

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Thune Votes Nay On Budget

The US Senate passed a bipartisan budget deal that will help Washington return to some fiscal normalcy after years of gridlock.

The Senate approved the agreement with a 64 to 36 vote and the legislation now heads to President Barack Obama for his signature.

South Dakota Senator John Thune voted no, saying it breaks a good deal that was passed two years ago…

 

Thune says he doubts that the goals in the bill will hold…

 

Thune says the deal avoids the big spenders in the federal budget…

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