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US govt shutdown looms as Republicans seek short-term spending deal

Democratic leaders adamant they are unlikely to support any deal that does not protect young illegal immigrants

Mr Paul: The immigration debate should be resolved separately from the spending talks.


CHANCES of a government shutdown grew on Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to pass a long-term spending bill by this Friday's deadline.

Republican Party (GOP) leaders are now turning to a short-term funding measure in hopes of keeping agencies...

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