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Day 1155

1/ Biden and House Republicans reached a deal to fund the government, but Congress might not have time to pass the legislation before a partial shutdown this weekend. House rules require 72 hours between when legislation is made public and when members can vote, which means that the chamber can’t take it up until late Friday. The Senate, meanwhile, requires 30 hours of debate, unless all 100 senators give consent to move faster – any one senator can slow down consideration. Funding for several key agencies expires at midnight Friday. The six spending bills in package collectively fund about 70% of the federal government. (Washington Post / NPR / Politico / Associated Press / New York Times / NBC News / Bloomberg / Wall Street Journal)

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