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US Senate Votes on Funding Bill

The U.S. Senate votes shortly [noon Washington time] on a three-week funding bill that would reopen the federal government. A key underlying issue, the timing and substance of immigration reform, remains a sticking point. Democrats want a guarantee that Congress will vote on a bipartisan bill shielding undocumented immigrants brought to America as children from deportation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made that promise late Sunday, but the Republican-led House of...

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