Obama Signs Bill To Re-Open Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

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President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a bill that will end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, the White House said.

H.R. 2775, or the “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014,” will provide funding for the government until Jan. 15 and will extend the debt limit until Feb. 7. 

The bill passed both houses of Congress on Wednesday.

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