WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday
approved a $60.4 billion aid package to pay for reconstruction
costs from Superstorm Sandy, after defeating Republican efforts
to trim the bill's cost.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid urged the
Republican-controlled House of Representatives to quickly take
up the bill.
Both chambers have to agreed on a package by Jan 2, when the
current term of Congress is expected to end, or restart the
process of crafting legislation in 2013.