Monitor's weekly news quiz, March 5, 2011
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1. The US Senate passed a bill to avert a government shutdown over the federal budget. What happens now?
That's it! We're all set for FY 2012! Whee!
Politicians now have two more weeks to agree on a budget.
Not so fast – the House still has to approve the vote.
Concerned citizens build a time machine to send the nation back to 1969, the last (uncontested) time the US government ran a surplus ($3.2 billion).