Congress again races to avoid shutdown as key vote at risk of failing

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2022
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The Senate is slated to take a key vote Tuesday to take up government funding that is at risk of failing over a deal cut by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin that has come under sharp criticism from Republicans and liberals – pushback that could be enough to sink the vote and push Congress to the brink of a shutdown.

Lawmakers are still expected to pass a short-term funding extension by week’s end, but they will likely run right up against the deadline of Friday at midnight when funding expires.

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