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Congress takes first step to avert a government shutdown

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, September 14, 2012 1:30 EDT
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GOP leaders John Boehner (R-OH), right, and Eric Cantor (R-VA). Photo: AFP.
 
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Congress takes first step to avert a government shutdown

Congress took its first step toward making sure the government’s lights don’t go out when the fiscal year ends on Sept. 30, but no one on Capitol Hill was declaring victory. The House approved government funding for six months into the 2013 fiscal year on Thursday afternoon through what’s known…


 
 
 
 
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