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Congressman Daines Votes Against Budget Deal

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Congressman Steve Daines, who is also running for 2014 Senate seat voted against the bipartisan deal to ease cuts to federal spending and prevent future government shutdowns.

The measure was passed on Thursday with a vote of 332 to 94 and is expected to pass in the Senate next. Daines was one of the 94 who voted against the budget because he does not believe it provides a solution to the nation's debt crisis. Some of the major flaws he sees is that it relies on spending cuts several years from now to offset immediate spending increases, and it does not take the steps needed to address Washington's spending addiction.


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