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Government Shutdown Hinges On Republicans Helping Flint

WASHINGTON ? With the government set to run out of money in three days, the Senate failed Tuesday to pass a government funding bill that Democrats oppose because it does nothing to help the residents still dealing with lead-poisoned water in Flint, Michigan. The Senate failed to approve a procedural vote, 45-55, for the continuing resolution. Several Republicans also objected to the bill that would fund the government only until Dec.
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