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Subject: Re: No comment Date: 12/18/2013 11:13 AM
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The headline is crap.... The DEMs voted against all amendments. If they amend it then it will go to the house or conference to be modified some more.... The Veterans benefits can be amended later. I would propose taking the money from oil company loopholes instead of children if you want DEM votes! Sessions was playing a political game to get a talking point, he was not trying to restore the Vets benefits, if he was he would have funded it using something other than the child tax credit.

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Murray argued that adding more amendments would jeopardize the carefully crafted bill and noted that, given the two-year time frame Democrats and Republicans could continue to work together to find savings in the future.

The budget deal, which has already passed in the House, is expected to pass in the Senate Wednesday.
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