Economy

August 4, 2009 3:51 PM

Republicans cave on 'clunkers,' ensuring Senate vote this week

The Senate will approve another $2 billion for the popular "cash for clunkers" program, probably by the end of the week, confident Democrats predicted Tuesday as Republican efforts to block the funding faded. Many Republicans, realizing that constituents and auto dealers were pushing hard to continue the program, reluctantly agreed.

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