In case you missed it, there was a doozy of a budget deal in Congress this past week. Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner wanted to cut a deal to simultaneously secure a budget deal as part of his legacy, to avoid a federal debt default and also to probably wipe the slate clean for the likely incoming House speaker, 2012 Vice Presidential candidate and congressman from Wisconsin, Paul Ryan.

Many Republicans in the House Freedom Caucus, fresh off chasing Boehner into resigning as speaker, were not happy with the deal.

Boehner required the votes of many Democrats to pass the budget agreement. The final tally was 266-167. The vote was actually made up of a majority of Democrats but with a significant number of Republicans. Voting yes on the measure were 187 Democrats and 79 Republicans. Voting no were approximately 0 Democrats and 167 Republicans. 

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