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Senator McCaskill on budget vote

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NEWS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF U.S. SENATOR CLAIRE MCCASKILL

McCaskill Statement on Budget Vote

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill released the following statement today after the Senate successfully passed a bipartisan budget agreement:

“It’s not a perfect deal for any Member, but that’s because it’s a compromise, which is something we need more of around here. I’m pleased that responsible people got in a room and worked together, instead of taking a ‘my way or the highway’ approach. This agreement reduces the deficit while also addressing some of the heavy-handed aspects of budget cuts by sequestration—which were harming our military and our communities. I’m pleased that the agreement keeps us on a glide path to lower spending, and I am hopeful this step forward will allow us to continue working together to find additional budget savings and keep our economy moving in the right direction. A great deal of work remains to be done.”

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