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Congress Passes Short-Term Spending Bill

U.S. Congress has approved a last-minute, two-day extension of government funding, narrowly averting a partial federal government shutdown. With just an hour to go before the midnight deadline, the Senate late Thursday approved the measure, minutes after it was passed by the House of Representatives. Though the immediate threat of a government shutdown was lifted, the Senate now has just two days to approve a wider $1.1 trillion spending bill for 2015. A major hurdle was cleared...

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