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US Congress Races to Pass $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

U.S. congressional leaders appeared Wednesday to have reached a deal on a $1.3 trillion spending bill as a budget deadline loomed.  The bipartisan bill, which would keep the government funded until the end of September, has President Donald Trump's support, the White House said in a statement. "The president had a discussion with [House] Speaker [Paul] Ryan and [Senate Majority] Leader [Mitch] McConnell, where they talked about their shared priorities secured in the...

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