Democrats, Republicans closer on budget -aide

WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats and
Republicans are closer to agreement on a record spending-cut
package that would keep the government running beyond a Friday
deadline, a Democratic aide said on Wednesday.

The two sides still must agree to the overall size and
composition of the package, the aide said.

(Reporting by Andy Sullivan; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Democrats, Republicans closer on budget -aide