Days From Shutdown Deadline, Congress Races To Pass Temporary Government Funding Bill

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 14, 2019. Pelosi has been seeking a short-term deal to fund the government through Dec. 20.

With the government set to run out of money on Thursday lawmakers say another temporary funding measure is needed. A stopgap spending bill introduced funds federal agencies through December 20.

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