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Senate votes to avoid government shutdown
with short-term funding bill

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 9/30/2021 3:35:58 PM

The Senate on Thursday approved a bill to fund the government through Dec. 3 and avert a government shutdown for now. It's one of several political issues being followed closely by the markets, which have fallen Thursday amid uncertainty about the passage of a bipartisan infrastructure bill and President Biden's $3.5 trillion spending package. Sixty-five senators voted in favor of the short-term funding bill, which did not include a provision to raise the debt ceiling. Thirty-five no votes were not enough to sink the bill, which needed 60 votes to pass. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said that the U.S. could run out of money

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Come And Take It 9/30/2021 3:38:38 PM (No. 931301)
Worthless fvcking POS Republicans.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/30/2021 3:47:52 PM (No. 931311)
The U.S. is out of money. They'll just print more worthless dollars so the non-essential government workers can keep undermining private industry!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nimby 9/30/2021 4:10:19 PM (No. 931337)
This is "made for TV". They should have kept the essential workers and shut down the others.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sandbar 9/30/2021 4:32:03 PM (No. 931362)
Kick the can down the road and we'll have the same drama @ the end of Nov.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 9/30/2021 4:36:13 PM (No. 931366)
Funding their pay checks no doubt.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman 9/30/2021 4:49:17 PM (No. 931376)
Anyone surprised? You shouldn't be .. this is what the GOP is. Depending on the GOP to fight is akin to depending on Ashraf Ghani and his soldiers to fight. Fool me once .. New party - no matter what the downsides. There is no other option while globalist donors control the GOP.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: KatieJo 9/30/2021 6:04:12 PM (No. 931419)
3.5 trillion. Short term. We are doomed.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: anniebc 9/30/2021 6:52:15 PM (No. 931459)
When have the republicrats ever NOT voted to avoid "shutting down the thieving government"? Chicken poops.
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