Senate approves budget, sends to Obama
December 18th, 2013
05:17 PM ET
4 months ago

Senate approves budget, sends to Obama

Washington (CNN) – For the first time in what seems like ages, Congress has passed a government spending plan without resorting to last-minute brinkmanship such as midnight negotiations to prevent an imminent government shutdown.

The Senate voted 64-36 on Wednesday to send the compromise federal budget framework to President Barack Obama, who has signaled his support.

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  1. Sniffit

    And the only people who intend to adhere to it are the Dems and Obama. MSM bobbleheads trying to sell this as "bipartisan" are full of crap.

    December 18, 2013 05:19 pm at 5:19 pm |
  2. simplyput

    It has it's flaws, but if it keeps the government from shutting down, it's a plus. The picture is nice.

    December 18, 2013 05:28 pm at 5:28 pm |
  3. Tampa Tim

    Smith – in your recent post, I suggest you look up SEATO, which was an Eisenhower initiative. It may answer some of your misconceptions.

    December 18, 2013 05:52 pm at 5:52 pm |
  4. Gurgyl

    Just sign this, Obama.

    December 18, 2013 06:03 pm at 6:03 pm |
  5. ED1

    This is the first time Democrats (Reid) is feeling the heat since all he knows how to do is say DOA on every budget that has been sent to the Senate while Obama has been in office.

    How much will this bring our debt down same as always -0-.

    Don't give me any crap about the unfunded wars tell me how many has been funded again -0-.

    December 18, 2013 08:23 pm at 8:23 pm |
  6. Fair is fair

    Hmm the one thing they agree on is cutting pensions for disabled vets. Real nice USA !

    December 18, 2013 10:05 pm at 10:05 pm |