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Federal Government Shutdown Closer to Being Averted With House Vote

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The U.S. House has voted to keep the government funded until Dec. 20 and avoid a shutdown when current spending authority runs out after midnight Thursday.
The stopgap spending bill, approved Tuesday on a 231-192 vote, is set to be taken up by the Senate this week, and President Donald Trump will sign it by the deadline, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on the Senate floor.
The temporary measure, known as a continuing resolution, is necessary because lawmakers still haven't agreed on the 12 annual spending bills needed to fund federal agencies for the rest of the fiscal year that began...
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House Extends Government Funding To Avoid Shutdown

House Extends Government Funding To Avoid Shutdown

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*Almost* the least they could do.
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U.S. House approves bill to avert government shutdown this week

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation to avert a widespread government shutdown later this week with a bill extending temporary federal funding through Dec. 20.
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House Moves to Stave Off Another Government Shutdown

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With just days before funding for the entire government is set to lapse on Thursday, lawmakers approved the second stopgap spending bill in two months.
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House has the votes to avoid a government shutdown, sending funding bill to Senate

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The bill would avoid a government shutdown for a few more weeks as Congress tries to strike a long-term spending deal.
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