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Congress OKs spending, debt deal just hours before government was to default

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A 16-day government shutdown came to an end late Wednesday when the Senate and then the House approved a compromise that immediately reopened the government and extended the nation's debt ceiling just hours before the Treasury said the government would default. The House approved the measure 285-144, sending it on to President Obama, who signed it early Thursday morning . The Senate...