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Cruz Won't Delay Vote on Bipartisan Budget Deal

Created: 10/16/2013 11:38 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't delay a vote on a bipartisan budget deal that will reopen the government and avoid a financial default.
    
Cruz had forced the shutdown by demanding that President Barack Obama gut his health care law in exchange for a bill to keep the government running.
    
He told reporters Wednesday that he would vote against the bipartisan bill but wouldn't use Senate delaying tactics to stall the legislation.
    
The Texas senator has won praise from the tea party and other conservatives for his actions.

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