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House, Senate Leaders Reach Deal on FY 2016 Funding Bill

Congressional budget negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on a $1 trillion spending package that would fund most agencies through the end of fiscal 2016, USA Today reported Tuesday. Erin Kelly writes government funding will expire at Wednesday midnight and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has said members of Congress could vote on …

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President Obama OKs 5-Day Funding Extension

President Barack Obama approved a stopgap bill before midnight Friday to head off a government shutdown and extend funding through Wednesday, The Hill newspaper reported Friday. Bloomberg reports the five-day government funding extension was cleared by the Senate Thursday and approved by the House earlier Friday through voice votes. Congressional leaders …

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