Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer says she's learned from bruising budget battle

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Posted: Friday, October 18, 2013 12:00 am

WASHINGTON — Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., conceded Thursday that the bipartisan agreement she supported to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling is “not that great.”

The deal only hits the snooze button on the budget battle until January and contains few concessions to Republicans — much less than Fischer had fought to obtain.

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