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DEMOCRATS SLAM SENATE BUDGET: 'It will go down in history as one of the worst budgets Congress has ever passed'

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The Senate passed a budget with all Republican votes.
The budget would help pave the way for the GOP and Trump's tax plan.
Democrats blasted the budget. Chuck Schumer called it "one of the worst budgets Congress has ever passed."
Moments after the Senate passed a massive fiscal year 2018 budget with only Republican votes, Democrats slammed the resolution and it's pathway towards passing a GOP tax reform plan.
"This nasty and backwards budget green lights cuts to Medicare and Medicaid in order to give a tax break to big corporations and the wealthiest Americans. It...
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The Senate passes its budget, clearing a huge hurdle for Trump's tax plan

The Senate passes its budget, clearing a huge hurdle for Trump's tax plan

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The Senate passed a 2018 budget resolution 51-49.
The resolution includes instructions for reconciliation, which would allow Republicans to pass tax reform without support from Democrats.
The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution Thursday, opening the door for the passage of Republican leadership's massive package to overhaul the tax code.
The resolution passed by a vote of 51-49, with Sen. Rand Paul representing the only Republican defector.
The budget's passage represents a key step because it contains instructions for the process known as...
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