Senate Avoids Shutdown


Congress passes a stopgap spending bill Friday to keep the government running into next week.

Comes after Dems are forced to postpone a final vote on the $410 billion appropriations bill to Monday after coming up one vote short.

Boehner asks Americans to jam Senate phone lines demanding they vote against the measure.

Plus: Dodd proposes bill to allow FDIC to temporarily borrow $500 billion from Treasury.

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