Senate Nears Passage of Stopgap Bill to Avert Federal Shutdown

Senate Nears Passage of Stopgap Bill to Avert Federal Shutdown

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A person walks down the steps at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. Lawmakers in the House and Senate are unlikely to reach agreement on a 2014 spending blueprint, letting the nation enter a fourth consecutive fiscal year in October without a budget.