House Approves Bipartisan Budget Deal That Includes ‘Doc Fix’

The House on Thursday voted 332-94 to approve a bipartisan budget deal that includes a short-term Medicare "doc fix".

The budget deal -- negotiated by House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.) -- would increase discretionary spending by $63 billion. The increase would be divided evenly between military and domestic spending, including eliminating cuts to health research.  Read more here.

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