Congress agrees to end shutdown

Funding extended to Jan. 15; debt ceiling lifted until early February

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“This is a terrible deal. This deal embodies everything about the Washington establishment that frustrates the American people,” he said on the Senate floor, minutes before the vote. “This deal kicks the can down the road. It allows yet more debt, more deficit, more spending, and it does absolutely nothing to provide relief for the millions of Americans who are hurting because of Obamacare.”

Ben Wolfgang contributed to this report.

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