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US Senate Passes Stopgap Funding Bill, Avoids Govt Shutdown Till Mid-February

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The United States Senate passed a funding bill that will avoid a government shutdown until mid-February, Reuters reported on Thursday, 2 December.

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said that he was "glad that in the end, cooler heads prevailed."

"The government will stay open and I thank the members of this chamber for walking us back from the brink from an avoidable, needless and costly shutdown", he said, reported Reuters.

But in these times, a bipartisan cooperation is worth recognition,
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