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Obama Signs Short-term Federal Spending Bill

President Barack Obama on Saturday signed a short-term funding bill that will keep the federal government running through Wednesday as the Senate prepares to vote on a $1.1 trillion spending package. Senators passed the bill on a voice vote Saturday, less than 10 hours before a previous stopgap bill was due to expire. The bill had already been approved by the House of Representatives. The Reuters news agency reported later in the evening that Democratic and Republican leaders in the...

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