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Government Shutdown Averted After Senate Passes Short-Term Funding Bill

Government Shutdown Averted After Senate Passes Short-Term Funding Bill

Andrew Trunsky  The Senate late Thursday cleared a stopgap bill to fund the government through mid-February, after an 11th-hour agreement led a pocket of conservative Republicans who were prepared to force a shutdown to allow for the measure’s expedited passage. The bill, which funds the government through Feb. 18, sailed through the chamber 69-28, above […]