(Worthy News) - A new budget deal signed into law this week reduces the chance of a government shutdown, but it doesn't completely eliminate the possibility of one around the holidays.
Congress has five weeks left before the Dec. 11 deadline to negotiate a spending package that would fund the government through next September.
The budget deal that President Obama signed Monday gives appropriators on Capitol Hill an extra $25 billion to devote to the military for the rest of the year and an additional $25 billion for domestic programs. [ Source ]
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