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Senate Sends Short-Term Funding Measure To President Hours Before Government Shutdown

One year ago   |   By NPR

The Senate passed a temporary funding measure hours before a government shutdown sets in at midnight tonight. Bipartisan negotiators have been unable to reach a broader deal on spending bills.
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Senate Passes Temporary Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown

Senate Passes Temporary Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown

One year ago   |   By Time

The Republican-held Senate has passed a temporary government-wide spending bill that would keep federal agencies up and running through Dec. 20 and avert a government shutdown after midnight Thursday.
The spending bill, passed by a 74-20 vote, would keep federal the government open for another month in hopes the additional time will help negotiators wrap up more than $1.4 trillion in unfinished appropriations bills.
The measure now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature.
The stopgap spending bill would give negotiators four more weeks to try to break an impasse involving funding...
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Congress Narrowly Averts a Government Shutdown Amid Funding Feud Over Trump's Border Wall

One year ago   |   By Newsweek

Congress passed a stopgap spending measure to fund the government through December 20. A government shutdown was set to commence Thursday at midnight without congressional action.
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Senate passes stopgap spending bill, averting shutdown

One year ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Republican-held Senate passed a temporary government-wide spending bill that would keep federal agencies up and running through Dec. 20 and avert a government shutdown after midnight Thursday.
The spending bill, passed by a 74-20 vote, would keep federal the government open for another month in hopes the additional time will help negotiators wrap up more than $1.4 trillion in unfinished appropriations bills.
The vote sends the measure to President Donald Trump for his signature.
The stopgap spending bill would give negotiators four more weeks to try and break an impasse...
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