US Senate to vote on Thursday on ending government shutdown

US Senate leaders agree to vote on Thursday on two competing bills that could end government shutdown.

    The US Senate is likely to vote this week on bills that, if passed, could end the month-long partial government shutdown.

    It is the longest government shutdown in American history, with hundreds of thousands of workers going without a paycheque.

    The political deadlock began over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the border with Mexico.

     

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC.


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