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Overnight Defense: Stopgap spending measure awaits Senate vote | Trump nominates former Nunes aide for intelligence community watchdog

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a car parked in front of a building: Overnight Defense: Stopgap spending measure awaits Senate vote | Trump nominates former Nunes aide for intelligence community watchdog | Trump extends ban on racial discrimination training to contractors, military


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Overnight Defense: Stopgap spending measure awaits Senate vote | Trump nominates former Nunes aide for intelligence community watchdog | Trump extends ban on racial discrimination training to contractors, military

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

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