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Senate sets Friday vote on preventing shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has scheduled a vote for Friday on a temporary spending bill required to prevent a government shutdown. The chamber will also vote on a Tea Party-backed provision to defund Obamacare, but only if it defeats a filibuster by Sen. Ted Cruz and others. They're filibustering the bill because a vote to end debate gives Democrats controlling the chamber a big procedural...

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