(L-R) Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK), Max Baucus (D-MT) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) walk into the Senate chamber to vote on the U.S. budget bill in Washington December 18, 2013. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday ... more 
(L-R) Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK), Max Baucus (D-MT) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) walk into the Senate chamber to vote on the U.S. budget bill in Washington December 18, 2013. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a two-year budget deal to ease automatic spending cuts and reduce the risk of another government shutdown, shifting the focus to a spending measure that Congress must pass by January 15. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) less 
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