WASHINGTON — The federal government ran a $91.6 billion budget deficit in October, the Treasury Department reported Wednesday.

The October deficit followed a $75.1 billion surplus in September. The October deficit was less than the median $104.0 billion deficit projected by economists polled by Thomson Reuters.

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