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House passes budget resolution, clears way for tax reform

Paul Ryan earlier this summer. Photo: Andrew Harnik / AP

The House passed the Senate's budget resolution by a vote of 216-212 this morning, paving the way for the GOP's tax plan over the coming weeks.

What's next: Paul Ryan has promised a blazing fast timeline for passing a Republican tax plan, hoping to get it done by Thanksgiving — but promising earlier this month that he'd keep the House in session through Christmas if necessary.