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US budget negotiations 2013

President Obama officially orders sequestration cuts, which were adjusted by the budget deal, to be applied on Oct. 1, 2014 - @samsteinhp

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White House official: Obama's 2015 budget will adhere to spending levels agreed to in the 2-year bipartisan deal reached in 2013 - @ReutersPolitics

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Photo: President Obama signing the 2-year budget deal into law from his vacation in Hawaii - White House photo via @CNBCPolitics

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President Obama signs bipartisan budget bill that eases spending cuts over 2 years - @AP, @Reuters

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2014 National Defense Authorization Act

President Obama signs defense authorization act for fiscal 2014 - @Reuters

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Video: President Barack Obama highlights budget agreement, urges more bipartisan work in weekly address - @whitehouse

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Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Jason Furman predicts 'more fiscal stability' over the next year because of the budget deal - live video

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: Budget deal passed is a step in the right direction but Defense Dept. still faces very difficult budget decisions - @DeptofDefense

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President Obama calls budget vote 'a good first step away from the shortsighted, crisis-driven decision-making' that has been a 'drag on our economy' - @cimarcos

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., on Senate passage 64-36 of budget deal: 'This vote shows both parties - in both chambers - can find common ground' - @cimarcos

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Senate passes 2-year bipartisan budget bill on 64-36 vote; president expected to sign measure within days - live video

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Senate voting now on the bipartisan budget agreement; 51 votes needed for passage - @edatpost

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Live video: The Senate debates and votes on the Murray-Ryan budget agreement - @NBCNews

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Sen. John McCain, R-Az.: 'I'll be on the floor next hour to introduce a bill to repeal & replace Obamacare with a common sense health care reform alternative' - @SenJohnMcCain

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US budget negotiations 2013

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, says Mick Jagger is his 'favorite philosopher'; quotes from 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' during budget debate - @frankthorpNBC

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, to push bill to restore military retirement benefits - @rollcall

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Carl Levin, D-Mich., wants to know why military retirement benefits were 'singled out' in budget deal - @ChadPergram

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Senate passes cloture vote, 67-33, on bipartisan budget deal; final passage vote likely on Wednesday - @frankthorpNBC

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Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, says he will vote to end debate on budget agreement but remains undecided on final passage - @ChadPergram

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., votes no on cloture on the budget agreement - @CarrieNBCNews

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