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US Senate leader Schumer starts moving stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown

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Reuters
Reuters
January 11, 2024

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday took the first procedural step toward passage next week of a stopgap funding bill to avert a partial government shutdown that otherwise would begin on Jan. 19.

Schumer did not provide an end-date for the measure during a speech to the Senate.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Scott Malone)

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