D.C. wins budget autonomy victory in deal that ends shutdown

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Sen. Thomas R. Carper, Delaware Democrat and chairman of the Senate committee with oversight of the District, supported Ms. Norton’s push to pass a D.C.-specific funding bill and said Monday that he thinks “it’s wrong for the District of Columbia not to be able to pay its own bills even though they have the money to do so.”

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