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November 18, 2011


House Votes Down Balanced Budget Amendment

The House of Representatives voted 261-165  to reject a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution, Politico reports.

The vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. The House last voted on a balanced budget amendment in 1995, which passed with a 300-132 vote.














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