GOP-forged bill on funding gets through House

Plan sets Feb. 16 deadline; its fate in Senate uncertain

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON -- The House on Thursday night passed a GOP-written stopgap spending bill to keep the government open past tonight, but Senate Democrats appeared ready to block the measure.

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