Thu., April 14, 2011 2:30pm (EDT)

House Vote Due Soon On Budget Deal
By Mark Memmott
Updated: 3 years ago

The House debate over the $38 billion package of spending cuts that the White House and Republican leaders of Congress agreed to late Friday is drawing to a close., which as always is broadcasting and webcasting the action, expects the voting to begin around 2:30 p.m. ET.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said earlier today that he expects the bill will be passed and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader, said lawmakers from her party would "help put it over the top."

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