• The Latest: House passes bill to avert government shutdown

    9 days ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the budget battle in Congress :
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  • House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdown

    House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdown

    9 days ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - The House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill.
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  • The House just cleared a huge hurdle to avoid government shutdown - for now

    The House just cleared a huge hurdle to avoid government shutdown - for now

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    The House passed a bill to extend government funding by a vote of 235 to 193.
    The bill will move the shutdown deadline back two weeks - from Friday night to December 22.
    Now, the Senate must pass the bill and Trump must sign it before the deadline.
    The House voted Thursday to pass a bill that would extend government funding by two weeks, clearing a hurdle to avoid a partial government shutdown on Friday.
    The bill passed 235 to 193, 14 Democrats voted for the measure backed by the GOP leadership and 18 Republicans defecting from their party. The bill would extend government funding through...
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