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Shutdown Less Likely as Senate Closes in on Budget Agreement

Democratic leaders have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration.

Senators Forge Deal to End Government Shutdown

Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump’s Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants.

Senate Talks Fall Short, Shutdown Extends into Workweek

Democrats appeared to be holding out for a firmer commitment from McConnell. “We have yet to reach an agreement on a path forward,” Schumer said late Sunday.

House Votes to Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim

The House voted by a near party-line 230-197 vote to approve the legislation, which would keep agency doors open and hundreds of thousands of federal employees at work through Feb. 16.
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