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Senate Rejects GOP House Spending Bill

By on 3.9.11 | 2:26PM

The Senate has just rejected the budget bill that passed the Republican majority House, 44 to 56, with 60 votes needed for passage.

The vote generally went along party lines, but three conservative Senators (Rand Paul, Jim DeMint, and Mike Lee) voted against the bill, presumably because they think the spending cuts don't go far enough.

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