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US budget negotiations 2016-17

Vote on water projects bill was final Senate roll call vote this year - @ChadPergram

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US Senate ok's water projects bill, directs emergency aid to Flint, Mich., and drought relief for California - The Hill

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Senate passes stopgap spending bill, averting government shutdown before midnight deadline; legislation heads to Obama - AP

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Editor's note: We have deleted a previous post that incorrectly indicated the U.S. Senate had passed a stopgap funding bill. The legislation only cleared a procedural vote. Senators are expected to pass it in a final vote later Friday night, The Hill reports. - Jimmy

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CORRECTION: Legislation to fund US government through April clears procedural hurdle in Senate - Reuters

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US Senate reaches deal to hold procedural vote on government funding stopgap at 10 p.m. ET, a few hours ahead of midnight deadline for federal funding - The Hill

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va.: Group of Senate Democrats were close to blocking government funding bill over miners benefits, but says 'I don't think we're going to get to the 41' votes to block bill - @ChadPergram

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Group of Senate Democrats pledge not to shut down government after threatening to delay funding bill to win concessions for retired miners - The Hill

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Photo: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., to speak to reporters about miners health care, delay to government funding bill - @ChadPergram

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., calls on senators to oppose government funding bill, says assurances from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to address miners' benefits issues next year isn't enough - @ChadPergram

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., cancels government funding press conference with Democrats, United Mine Workers moments before it is slated to begin - @ChadPergram

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Republicans 'need to stop monkeying around' with government funding, White House's Eric Schultz says on possible shutdown

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White House spokesman: Too soon to say if President Obama will sign budget continuing resolution; staff analyzing policy riders' 'consequences' and says White House officials 'certainly hope' to avoid shutdown - @BennettJohnT

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US House Republicans said continuing resolution will be released on Tuesday, funding government through April; House vote expected Thursday - @kristinapet

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US lawmakers reach deal on waterways bill that authorizes California drought relief, emergency aid for Flint, Mich. - The Hill

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Rep. Nita Lowey, top Democrat on House Appropriations committee, criticizes GOP decision to pass continuing resolution through next year; says it is a 'fitting end to an absolute embarrassment' of 2017 budget process - @JenniferShutt

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More: US House Appropriations Committee member says GOP leaders want to fund federal government at current levels until March; says incoming Trump administration wants temporary funding bill in order to have input into fiscal 2017 spending - Reuters

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US House Republicans say they plan to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government through March, enabling them to boost defense spending next year - @kristinapet

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President Obama has signed the Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded through Dec. 9 - @markknoller

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More: US House votes 342-85 in favor of stopgap spending bill - @jamiedupree

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