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Speaker Nancy Pelosi: House Should Pass Deal on Government Spending, Debt Limit Before Recess

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she hopes the lower chamber can pass a deal to raise the debt ceiling and set spending levels by July 26, CNBC reported Wednesday. Pelosi said she expects the White House and the chamber to agree on a measure by Friday, July 19 to allow lawmakers to work on the legislative text over the weekend.

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President Trump Approves 2-Week Govt Funding Extension

President Donald Trump on Friday signed another continuing resolution that would fund the federal government at current spending levels through Dec. 22, Bloomberg reported Friday. Trump signed the CR a day after Congress passed the stopgap funding measure to avoid a government shutdown and after the president reached a “tentative …

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House Clears Budget Deal in 266-167 Vote

The House approved a budget deal by a 266-167 bipartisan vote Wednesday to raise spending levels for the next two years and extend the government’s borrowing authority until March 2017, USA Today reported Wednesday. Deidre Shesgreen writes the agreement calls for an additional $80 billion in domestic and military program funds spread …

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