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Senate Rejects Latest House GOP Effort on Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has voted to reject the latest House Republican effort to negotiate on the budget amid the government shutdown.
   
The party-line vote was 54-46 on Tuesday. The Senate turned aside a House request to name negotiators to a conference to resolve differences.
   
Majority Leader Harry Reid said he wouldn't negotiate as long as Republicans were holding up a straightforward spending bill to keep the government operating.
   
The vote marked the fourth time during this fight that the Democratic-controlled Senate has rejected House Republican efforts. The political stalemate that has triggered the first government shutdown in 17 years.

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