House, Senate Differ On Border
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the southern border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.
Obama: Congress "Shameful"
It was heralded as a compromise deal, a bipartisan effort led by Republican Senator Patrick Toomey from Pennsylvania and Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, III from West Virginia.
Senate Approves Sandy Aid
More than $50 billion dollars has been approved by the Senate to help rebuild the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.
The bill was passed by a vote of 62-36.
According to CNN, the bill helps bring money to home and business owners who are still rebuilding, along with providing funds to improve infra…

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