Posted on September 24, 2020 by iwano@_84
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THE TOPLINE: A bill to keep the government open past next week is awaiting a vote in the Senate after easily passing the House on Tuesday night.
The House passed the continuing resolution (CR) in a 359-57 vote to fund the government through Dec. 11.
The situation previously looked iffy amid a disagreement between Democrats and Republicans on farm aid, but talks between the two sides that resumed Tuesday resulted in an agreement that includes the farm aid sought by Republicans in exchange