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Senate Finds Compromise, But Doubt Remains Over House Response
January 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
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The Senate passed a compromise to address the U.S. budget, but House Republicans complained the bill was too heavy on tax increases and too light on spending cuts. Judy Woodruff talks to WNYC's Todd Zwillich for House response to the bill and whether it is likely to pass when it comes to a vote.
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