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July 29, 2011 7:34 pm

Boehner Bill Passes Congress, Senate to Vote

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Photo: Chuck Kennedy.

ABC News – Democrats close to the negotiating process say that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has made his deficit reduction legislation a non-starter in the Senate by adding the Balanced Budget Amendment.

A case could be made that the previous incarnation of the Boehner bill might have become law. Let’s say come Monday no compromise legislation was close to being successfully negotiated, and the previous Boehner bill had passed and the Stock Market was tanking.

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