This week: Congress races shutdown clock amid Ukraine crisis

This week: Congress races shutdown clock amid Ukraine crisis

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers are racing to finalize and pass a massive government funding bill that would also greenlight billions in new aid tied to Ukraine. Congress has to pass a sweeping bill, which would fund the government through the end of September, and…

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Congress races to clinch government funding deal

Congress races to clinch government funding deal

This post was originally published on this siteCongressional negotiators are moving quickly to try to finalize work on a sprawling package to fund the government through the remainder of the fiscal year, though sticking points remain.Lawmakers have roughly three weeks to finish crafting — and…

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Funding deadline looms as GOP demands and Democratic absences slow effort to lock in vote

Funding deadline looms as GOP demands and Democratic absences slow effort to lock in vote

This post was originally published on this siteGovernment funding is set to expire Friday and, though lawmakers have expressed confidence there won’t be a shutdown, it’s still not clear when the Senate will vote to approve a stop-gap spending measure.

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Congress returns Monday with government funding, debt ceiling, economic bill looming

Congress returns Monday with government funding, debt ceiling, economic bill looming

This post was originally published on this siteWhile Democratic leaders plan to take a victory lap Monday to celebrate President Joe Biden signing the bipartisan infrastructure bill, other pressing issues remain for lawmakers when they return for session this week.

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