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  • Morning Jolt: Sen. Ted Cruz talks all night

  • Sen. Ted Cruz, in an attempt to delay a Senate vote on a House bill, talked through the night and into the morning today. His ridiculously long speech isn't technically a fillibuster, as it won't block the vote. The Democrat...
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    Sen. Ted Cruz, in an attempt to delay a Senate vote on a House bill, talked through the night and into the morning today. His ridiculously long speech isn't technically a fillibuster, as it won't block the vote. The Democrat-controlled Senate is expected to strip a provision from the spending bill that defunds "Obamacare," which the Republican-controlled House included. The Senate vote will take place at 1 p.m. EDT today.

    Gas update

    Gasbuddy.com reports that the average price of gas in the U.S. is $3.478. Last year at this time it was $3.821.

    Opening bell

    The Dow Jones opened at 15,334.59 after finishing down 66.79 points Tuesday.

    Motivational quote

    “Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me. ... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ? Shel Silverstein

    Hot video: Lamborghini splits in half during crash

    A Lamborghini Aventador collided with a sedan in a crash that caused the $400,000 sports car to split in half. Surveillance video shows the Brooklyn crash. Both drivers managed to walk away from the accident.

     

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