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Temporary Government Funding Bill Clears Senate Hurdle

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September 27, 2013 AT 9:41 AM
The U.S. Senate overcame roadblocks and advanced a bill that would avert a government shutdown by funding federal agencies beyond October 1. The measure will be sent to the House of Representatives, where Tea Party-backed lawmakers have been insisting on attaching proposals that are almost certain to be rejected by the Democratic-controlled Senate and President Barack Obama.