House GOP pushes bill to avoid shutdown

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POLITICO—But Senate Democrats are expected to reject the proposal, which gives a boost to defense and not domestic programs.

House passes bill to avert shutdown. The U.S. House on Tuesday passed a spending bill that would keep the government open past Thursday and provide a full-year boost to defense funding, as lawmakers tried to speed toward a massive budget deal before the end of the week. Across the Capitol, leaders in both parties said they ...