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Spending Compromise Nears to Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown

Congressional negotiators are nearing agreement on a $1.3 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown this weekend after key compromises were reached during overnight talks, congressional aides from both parties said early Wednesday.

 

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