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Washington (AFP) – A divided Senate passed a stopgap budget measure Friday, sending the legislation to the House as lawmakers struggle to avoid a government shutdown.

Senators voted along party lines on a bill that would fund government operations into the new year, but that also strips out a provision that would have defunded President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.