U.S. Senate rejects bid to trim Superstorm Sandy bill

Reuters Middle East28 December 2012

WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday

rejected a Republican amendment to cut the immediate cost of a

$60.4 billion Superstorm Sandy reconstruction bill by more than

half to $23.8 billion.

The 54-41 vote cleared the way for final Senate action on

the disaster recovery bill.

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