We dodged another government shutdown

Mar 23, 2018
It was a busy week in Washington.
President Donald Trump gestures to the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress early Friday, with Vice President Mike Pence, center, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, at the White House.
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Congress votes to reopen government, passes budget deal

Feb 9, 2018
The budget deal amounts to $400 billion.
Sen. James Risch (R-ID) (L) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) leave the U.S. Capitol following early morning votes on Friday in Washington, D.C. Despite an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to slow down the process, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to continue to fund the government and lift strict budget caps.
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