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Biden Signs Bill to Prevent Government Shutdown. Debt Ceiling Looms.

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Biden Signs Bill to Prevent Government Shutdown. Debt Ceiling Looms.

President Joe Biden signed a short-term bill Friday afternoon that funds the government through February, averting a shutdown. The president’s signature came after Congress passed the legislation, called a continuing resolution, Thursday evening. The measure extends current funding approved during the Trump administration until Feb. 18, avoiding a partial shutdown that would include furloughs, as well as shuttered parks, monuments, and other federal institutions.