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Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate<
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By ANDREW TAYLOR<
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and on federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.
After last year's tax cuts and a two-year agreement on agency budget levels, Republicans controlling Congress aren't trying to pass a budget blueprint this year. There's no a ...