The House and Senate both voted on Thursday to approve a bare-bones spending package that would fund the government until Jan. 19. The stopgap measure passed 231-188 in the House and 66-32 in the Senate, and allowed Republican leadership to adjourn for Christmas break without having to fight Democrats over long-term solutions to issues like immigration and domestic programs. The House additionally approved $81 billion in a bipartisan vote to fund disaster relief after devastating hurricanes and wildfires struck parts of the country earlier this year, but this stalled in the Senate.

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