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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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Reports: House Plans Vote on Stopgap Bill to Prevent Gov’t Shutdown

House lawmakers plan to vote on a stopgap bill before government funding expires at midnight Friday and give congressional leaders extra time to negotiate a broader spending package, Reuters reported Wednesday. The House bill would allow negotiators to continue discussions on a proposed $1.1 trillion omnibus budget until Wednesday, according to a …

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