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Efforts To End Shutdown Advance With Senate Vote For Stopgap Spending Measure

Lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as day three of a partial government shutdown starts on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as day three of a partial government shutdown starts on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

U.S. senators voted to move forward on legislation that would reopen the federal government until Feb. 8, ending a three-day standoff between Democrats and President Donald Trump’s Republicans over immigration and border security.

NPR’s Brian Naylor (@brinaylor) joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to discuss the news of the day on the shutdown.

With reporting from The Associated Press

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