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Senate Passes Government Funding Bill

It's been passed to the House with shutdown deadline hours away

Congress raced to prevent a government shutdown Thursday with hours to go before a midnight deadline.

The Senate moved first to pass a short-term appropriations bill that would keep the government running through Dec. 3. The chamber approved the legislation in a 65-35 vote, as 15 Republicans joined all 50 Democrats. 

Barring delays, the House is expected to approve the plan and send it to President Joe Biden before funding lapses.

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