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October 17, 2018
The Associated Press CLOSED-DOOR: From left, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., meet with reporters after House Republicans held a closed-door strategy session as the deadline looms to pass a spending bill to fund the government by week's end Tuesday, Dec. 5, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

The Associated Press CLOSED-DOOR: From left, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., meet with reporters after House Republicans held a closed-door strategy session as the deadline looms to pass a spending bill to fund the government by week's end Tuesday, Dec. 5, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Leaders seek to end GOP fissures over bill averting shutdown

By ALAN FRAM ANDREW TAYLOR The Associated Press
This article was published December 6, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

WASHINGTON-- Top Republicans tried quelling GOP divisions over the budget and a partisan immigration clash simmered in the background as leaders labored Tuesday to push a short-term spending bill through Congress by week's end and avert a partial government shutdown.

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