Senate Democrats oppose very short-term spending bill: Baucus

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Posted: Sep 30, 2013 2:07 PM
Senate Democrats oppose very short-term spending bill: Baucus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats are united against an idea being floated in Congress to fund the government for a few days in order to avoid a government shutdown at midnight, Democratic Senator Max Baucus said.

Baucus, a senior Democrat, made the remark to reporters after a closed meeting of Senate Democrats.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Eric Beech)