US Senate passes bill, no govt shutdown

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell
Updated December 3 2021 - 2:45am, first published 2:39am
The United States Senate has passed a funding bill, and averted a shutdown of the government.

The Democratic-controlled US Senate has passed a bill to fund the government through to mid-February, averting the risk of a shutdown after overcoming a bid by some Republicans to delay the vote in a protest against vaccine mandates.



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