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House OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown, Senate next

Associated Press ------- With just hours to spare, the House easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend. But on President Donald Trump's 99th day in office, lawmakers were leaving for the weekend without completing two other measures he's coveted: A Republican health care overhaul and a budget financing government for the entire year. House members overwhelmingly backed the weeklong spending measure by a lopsided vote of 382-30, averting a Saturday shutdown and moving the measure to the Senate for a certain final approval. Leaders hope it will give bipartisan bargainers enough time to finish a $1 trillion package financing government through Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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