SD senators split on budget deal
South Dakota’s U.S. senators cast opposing votes on the federal budget deal passed Wednesday by the Senate.
The bill, which would scale back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system, passed on a vote of 64-36. Sen. Tim Johnson, a Democrat, voted for the bill. Sen. John Thune, a Republican, voted against it.
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