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U.S. House Republicans mull length of spending bill as vote looms

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By David MorganWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives were in discussions on Tuesday about how long to fund the federal government in a short-term spending measure expected to come to a vote as early as Wednesday. "I feel like we're going to have a majority... for passing the CR (spending measure) we have this week," House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters after a closed-door meeting with fellow House Republican members."We're having a good conversation with our members about timing and date ... and all the rest," he added.The conservative House Freedom Caucus, ...

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 23:46 IST