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Republicans Delay Budget Battle Until After Election

The Republican-controlled House and Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a stop-gap budget that funds the federal government through Dec. 9, confirming the breakdown of Regular Order and putting the next budget crisis inside Congress’ lame duck session.

US President Barack Obama drinks filtered water during a meeting at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint, Michigan, May 4, 2016. / AFP / Jim Watson (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sips Filtered Water in Flint

During a visit to Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday, President Barack Obama took a sip of filtered water from the city in front of reporters, after he was challenged by a reporter to do so.