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Published on: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:35:11 UTC
News Agency: CNN
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Congress narrowly averted a government shutdown that was slated to take effect at midnight. The House approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill that keeps the government open through September. The Senate agreed to a two-day extension of current funding levels to give itself time to approve the House bill.

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