Pelosi: House Democrats counter Republican spending bill

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Posted: Dec 03, 2015 12:18 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said Democrats have given Republicans their counter proposal for must-pass legislation to fund the government.

"I'm hopeful and look forward to receiving their counter," the California Democrat told reporters at a press briefing, adding that Democrats offered their counter-proposal late on Wednesday.

"Time is running out" on congressional efforts to fund U.S. agencies, she added.

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell and Susan Heavey)