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Congress passes stopgap bill to prevent a shutdown until March, sending it to Biden

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Congress passes stopgap bill to prevent a shutdown until March, sending it to Biden
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Congress passed a bill on Thursday that would prevent a partial government shutdown this weekend and keep federal funds flowing through March 1 and March 8.

The Democratic-led Senate voted 77-18 on final passage after considering a few amendments. The Republican-led House soon followed suit, passing it by a vote of 314-108.

The bill now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law before the funding expires Friday at midnight.

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