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Congress Hurtles Toward Shutdown

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Everett , Bresnahan , & Bade , Politico
The House passed a bill to keep the government funded for another four weeks, but prospects in the Senate look dim.
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House Passes Stopgap Spending Bill

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The stopgap funding bill has been passed by the House. It heads to the Senate next, where Democrats say they have the numbers to kill it. Bloomberg's Jackie Edwards reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
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House Passes Spending Bill, But Shutdown Threat Remains

House Passes Spending Bill, But Shutdown Threat Remains

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Basic governance may yet elude Republicans.
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House GOP Passes Cynical Spending Bill That Senate Democrats Are Already Planning To Smack Down

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Senate Republicans aren't likely to win over enough Democrats to pass their cynical spending bill.
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As government shutdown looms, House GOP passes stopgap spending measure

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House Republicans pushed through a stopgap spending bill Thursday evening, brushing off President Trump's last-minute ambiguity about the deal and setting up what is likely to be a nail-biting Senate vote Friday to avert a government shutdown. The threat of a shutdown looms large in Maryland, where...
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Red-state Democratic senators hold firm against stopgap spending bill

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The 10 Democratic senators running for reelection this year in states won by President Donald Trump once looked like easy marks for bipartisan legislative deals. But as Washington stands on the brink of a government shutdown, they're largely refusing to break ranks with their party, shrugging off the threat of a backlash at the polls. Much as they stuck together against Republicans' Obamacare-repeal push and the GOP tax bill last year, most red-state Democrats appear prepared to link arms with their more liberal colleagues who've vowed to oppose a monthlong stopgap spending plan as...
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House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

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Senate Democrats are vowing to block the spending bill.
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