U.S. Senate clears short-term funding bill, avoiding a potential shutdown

By: - February 17, 2022 6:40 pm

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House earlier this month. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.