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Federal budget deal struck in Senate

The Senate, working late into the night, approved a two-year budget deal early Friday morning that will avoid a government default on its debts and remove caps on discretionary spending that most lawmakers found too onerous.

9 ways Hillary Clinton's financial plan may affect your wallet

As Hillary Clinton's lead in the Democratic polls diminished in the past few months while rival Bernie Sanders gained steam, she recently announced a plan that focuses on jobs, the middle class and small business. Here's a look at where Clinton stands on the key issues and how those positions could affect the U.S. economy and your wallet if she is elected president.