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Gwen Graham calls for extended session to avoid shutdown

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham on Friday renewed her call for an up-or-down vote on a House budget to avoid a shutdown of the federal government. On Thursday, Graham called upon the House’s Republican leadership to pass a “clean” budget extension – that is, one without a provision to defund Planned Parenthood as many right-leaning House GOP-ers are now calling for. In lieu of that, Graham joined 79 fellow members of Congress in writing an open letter to House Speaker John Boehner asking him to…

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