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Fri Nov 8, 2013 12:21 PM CST

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APPROPRIATORS CONTINUE TO NAG NEGOTIATORS FOR A BUDGET DEAL

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., is continuing to press budget negotiators to give her a hard and fast discretionary spending total that would permit her and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., to develop an appropriations omnibus bill covering virtually all FY2014 spending and that can get through both the House and Senate by Jan. 15.

Mikulski said that while she and Rogers already have done much of the ...

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