10 things you need to know today: January 19, 2018

A shutdown vote looms in the Senate, the Supreme Court blocks an order for North Carolina to redraw its congressional map, and more

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1. House passes stopgap spending bill, but Senate Democrats could block it

House Republicans on Thursday pushed through a stopgap spending bill aimed to avert a government shutdown, but Democrats said they had enough votes to block the measure in the Senate. The current spending resolution runs out at midnight Friday. The new resolution would keep government agencies funded through Feb. 16. It would extend the popular Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years and delay several taxes in the Affordable Care Act, but does not include new protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, which Democrats are demanding.

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