Congressional Leaders Work to Meet Deadline
Rep. Steve King (C) (R-IA) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) (R-MN) talk with a reporter at the U.S Capitol as the House of Representatives continues a temporary recess on December 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Both houses of Congress are working to avoid a government shutdown at midnight this evening as Republican efforts to pass an omnibus funding bill stalled earlier this afternoon.
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