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House approves spending deal 332-94

Posted: December 13, 2013 at 6 a.m.

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio vehemently rebukes conservative groups who oppose the pending bipartisan budget compromise struck by House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner said the GOP leadership has had enough tea party-driven intransigence in Congress and he doesnt care what they think. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and prevent future government shutdowns. Earlier, Speaker John Boehner criticized Tea Party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure’s defeat.

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