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Senate Deal Includes Back Pay For Furloughed Workers

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Multiple congressional aides told the Washington Post that back pay would be part of the deal, and a Senate source confirmed the report to TPM.

The House passed a bill that would have guaranteed back pay for federal workers earlier in October, but the measure failed to pass in the Senate.

Sahil Kapur contributed reporting.