Breaking News: McConnell Sets Vote to Re-open Government for Monday 1 AM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced plans for a vote early Monday morning on a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8. The move appeared designed to force Democrats to either agree to reopen the government without concessions on immigration and other issues, or to vote again for a government shutdown, which Republicans believe will hurt Democrats.
The government shut down early Saturday after a four-week spending bill failed to gain enough votes to advance in the Senate.

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