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Congress: Vote today to keep government open

"If all goes as planned, the House of Representatives should take just a few moments today to formally unravel a stalemate that had stymied Congress," the Washington Post says. "Their action will provide federal funding for four days. On Tuesday, the entire House will return to action and hold a more formal roll-call vote on a spending measure that will last into mid-November, the product of a bipartisan compromise in the Senate approved on Monday."

Roll Call says it’s Tea Party vs. establishment in the race for who will be the next vice chairman of the Senate Republican Conference – Ron Johnson (R-WI) vs. Roy Blunt (R-MO). "I would bring a slightly different perspective," Johnson said.