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End to Shutdown in Sight as Senate Breaks Dem Filibuster

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take…

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House Votes to Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim

A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained…

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Treasury Chief Can’t Rule Out Shutdown, But Expects Deal

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he can’t rule out a possible government shutdown later this week if Congress deadlocks on another temporary Washington spending bill, but thinks it’s unlikely. Speaking…

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Must-Do Bills in a Divided Congress Could Lead to Shutdown

An early December government shutdown is a real possibility, since a divided Congress can’t agree on military spending, Democrats insist on help for young immigrants, and President Donald Trump’s position…

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New Jersey Government Shuts Down

New Jersey residents were feeling the impact as a state-government shutdown took effect Saturday, shuttering parks and other public sites and disrupting ferry service to Liberty and Ellis islands. Among…

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Pressure Mounts for a Year-End Spending Deal

A bipartisan group of negotiators worked through the weekend in hopes of striking a year-end spending deal by Monday so Congress has enough time to pass the legislation before Dec.…

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Speaker Ryan: Government Shutdown Not Likely

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said he does not anticipate a government shutdown and that lawmakers are moving ahead on legislation to fund federal agencies. “I have no…

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