Senate to sidestep abortion fight in funding bill

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Sep 22, 2015 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate, hoping to avert an Oct. 1 government shutdown when federal funding runs out, are likely to advance a stop-gap spending bill that abandons attempts to halt funding for Planned Parenthood, Senator John Cornyn said on Tuesday.