The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo56° Breezy

Wednesday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo52° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi79° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo54° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi83° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo57° Clear

Saturday

Hi86° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo57° Clear

Bipartisan budget agreement nears final passage

Send to Kindle
Print This

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.

View my optionsorSign in