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Lawmakers Reach Deal on Border Wall Funding

7 days ago   |   By Newser

Congressional negotiators announced an agreement late Monday to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks, the AP reports. Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown. They tentatively...
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Congress reaches last-minute deal to avoid another government shutdown. ‘in principle'

Congress reaches last-minute deal to avoid another government shutdown. ‘in principle'

7 days ago   |   By RT

US lawmakers say they have averted another partial government shutdown, reaching enough of a deal on border security to keep the government open through September 30, though the particulars remain up in the air.
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On Politics: Tentative Deal Reached to Avert Shutdown

7 days ago   |   By NY Times

House and Senate negotiators agreed “in principle” to provide $1.375 billion for physical barriers at the southwestern border, a deal that appears to be a victory for Democrats.
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