Senate sets vote next week on budget legislation; passage expected

  • Article by: DAVID ESPO , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 13, 2013 - 9:26 PM

WASHINGTON — One day after winning lopsided House approval, bipartisan legislation to ease across-the-board spending cuts and reduce economy-rattling budget brinkmanship appears likely to command the 60 votes necessary to clear the Senate, officials in both parties said Friday.

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