GOP Leader: Shutdown unlikely over Planned Parenthood

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday that Congress will avoid a government shutdown next week despite a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood’s funding. But lawmakers may need extra time to wade through a $1.1 trillion spending bill.

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