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Hours before Tuesday's deadline, Congress and the White House had yet to begin serious negotiations over next year's budget, threatening a government shutdown that could delay Social Security payments, shutter national parks, museums and monuments and furlough hundreds of thousands of employees, Sept. 30, 2013. The Senate flatly rejected a House of Representatives proposal to keep the government funded through Dec. 15 but delay implementation of the contentious federal health care law. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Government funding and medical research to dominate lame-duck session

By Bridget Bowman | CQ-Roll Call
October 7, 2016
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