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Pelosi Pushes For Vote On Infrastructure As Government Shutdown Deadline Looms

Congress must pass a spending bill by Thursday to avoid a government shutdown and a default.

In the face of this deadline, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing for a vote on a critical infrastructure bill without a simultaneous vote on a larger safety net package.

Host Tonya Mosley gets the latest from NPR congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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