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Bipartisan budget agreement nears final passage

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WASHINGTON — A modest, bipartisan budget pact designed to keep Washington from lurching from fiscal crisis to fiscal crisis and ease the harshest effects of automatic budget cuts is on the brink of passing the Senate.

The Senate is on track to clear the bill today for President Barack Obama’s signature after a 67-33 vote Tuesday in which it easily hurdled a filibuster threshold.

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