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From left, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard C. Shelby, R-Ala., House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., House Appropriations ranking member Kay Granger, R-Texas, and Senate Appropriations ranking member Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Lawmakers a step closer to averting Dec. 11 government shutdown

Agreement on topline numbers lets spending panels start hammering out agency-by-agency budget agreements ahead of Dec. 11 deadline

Posted November 24, 2020 at 5:50pm