Budget Deal Passes House, Moves On To Senate

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U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) walks to the House Chamber to vote on the recently announced bipartisan budget agreement December 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio has rebuked conservative groups who oppose the pending bipartisan budget compromise. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The House passed a bipartisan budget deal last night that would cut close to $23 billion from the federal deficit over 10 years. Now the deal will move on to the Senate, where it's expected to pass and then be signed into law by President Obama.

Despite the proposal's bipartisan success in the House, Speaker Boehner has already received an onslaught of criticism from conservative groups questioning his leadership. And in the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid is facing similar criticism from both sides.


This segment aired on December 13, 2013.


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