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Thursday, December 18, 2014, 2:37 a.m.

Senate sends Obama spending bill to sign

WASHINGTON — Congress sent President Barack Obama a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill Thursday, easing the harshest effects of last year’s automatic budget cuts after Tea Party critics chastened by October’s partial shutdown mounted only a faint protest.

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  • Headline: Senate sends Obama spending bill to sign
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/17/2014
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