Government Shutdown Showdown –

The Senate voted 59-36 against a House spending bill.  The Republican bill in the House was designed to cut $1 billion in spending to pay for disaster relief.  Senate Democrats are expected to move for a vote on an alternative measure by Monday evening.  A spending bill has to be approved by the first of October to avoid a government shutdown.

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James Sutliff

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