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Republicans Kill the Omnibus Spending Bill

9:59 PM, Dec 16, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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From Mitch McConnell's office: 

Due to a lack of Republican support for the 2,000-page spending bill, the Majority Leader will not be calling it up. Looks like the Senate will be doing a short-term CR instead.

"There is only one reason cloture is not being filed" on the 2,000-page omnibus spending bill, McConnell said. They "don't have the votes."

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