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Senate stumbles into shutdown as Sen. Rand Paul blocks vote

WASHINGTON — The federal government stumbled right into a middle of the night shutdown Thursday as a rogue Senate Republican blocked a rapid vote on an enormous, bipartisan, budget-busting spending deal, protesting the go back of trillion-dollar deficits at the watch of Republicans controlling Washington. A shutdown – technically a lapse in company appropriations – changed into inevitable as GOP ...

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