Congress Passes One Week Government Funding Measure, Averting Shutdown

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The Senate followed the House of Representatives Friday to pass a stopgap bill to fund the government and avoid a Saturday government shutdown.

The House voted 382-30 in favor of a one-week measure to fund the government Friday morning. The Senate passed the short-term funding bill by a voice vote around noon.

Watch the Senate pass the measure below, via CBS News: