Bundestag Backing Merkel Pushes Euro Rescue Deal Through Parliament

Despite some pre-vote grumbling, the German parliament on Friday voted to back the 750 billion euro package put together last week in an effort to stabilize Europe's common currency. EU ministers in Brussels are hoping to strengthen budget rules to win back market confidence.
Chancellor Angela Merkel votes for the euro rescue deal on Friday.

Chancellor Angela Merkel votes for the euro rescue deal on Friday.

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smd with wire reports