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Schwarzenegger, Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

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Schwarzenegger, Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

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Schwarzenegger, Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

Schwarzenegger, Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and leaders of the state legislature reach a handshake deal on a $103 billion state budget. The deal ends a 26-day standoff that included the Republican governor deriding Democrats as "girlie men." A vote on the budget is expected later this week. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Ina Jaffe.