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House Passes Continuing Resolution Bill

House passes five-day government funding bill, averting weekend shutdown

USA Today reports that the House has passed a continuing resolution bill that funds the government through December 16.

“The temporary spending measure, approved by voice vote, gives lawmakers five more days to try to negotiate a deal on a $1.1 trillion spending package to fund federal agencies through the 2016 fiscal year.”

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