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House passes spending deal to keep the federal government open another week

April 28, 2017
Kelsey Snell, Robert Costa, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
A short-term spending agreement to keep the federal government open for another week passed the House of Representatives on Friday.
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Congress and President Obama barrel toward 2013 shutdown

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September 27, 2013
Congress and President Obama try to avoid a government shutdown in 2013.
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Countdown to potential government shutdown

April 22, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on moves the Trump administration is taking in order to avoid a government shutdown.
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Here’s Why the Chances of a Government Shutdown Just Went Up

April 21, 2017
Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, Carrie Dann | NBC News
This could be the story that drives the weekend and next week: The chances of a government shutdown just increased.
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Republican leaders appear willing to extend government-shutdown deadline, sources say

April 20, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
Republican leadership appears willing to extend the April 28 deadline to fund the government or face a shutdown.

Defiant Trump defends unsubstantiated claims of wiretapping and proposes "America first" budget

March 17, 2017
Trump doubles down on claims Obama wiretapped Trump Tower despite no evidence found by Congress.
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Mulvaney defends proposed cuts to climate research and poverty programs, deeming them wasteful or ineffective

March 17, 2017
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
The White House strongly defended President Trump's budget, which proposes deep cuts to domestic spending, including programs aimed at aiding the poor.
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