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Senate Passes Hotly Debated Spending Bill

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Senate Passes Hotly Debated Spending Bill

Politics

Senate Passes Hotly Debated Spending Bill

Senate Passes Hotly Debated Spending Bill

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As the Senate approves a $410 billion spending bill, President Obama says earmark reforms are in the works.

Plus, when should the president move more of his focus from domestic to foreign policy?

Tony Cox talks with Mary Frances Berry — professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania — and Robert Traynham, D.C. bureau chief for the Comcast Network, CN8.