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Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) — House Republicans are readying a proposal to fund the government through September 2015, a party aide said, as some lawmakers debate whether to use the bill to respond to President Barack Obama’s immigration orders.

Republicans are considering whether to hold up immigration- related sections of the funding measure in an attempt to scale back Obama’s initiative. House Republicans are expected to discuss options for challenging Obama’s orders during a private meeting tomorrow. Congress must pass funding legislation by Dec. 11 or risk a partial government shutdown.

House negotiators made significant progress on a full-year funding bill over the Thanksgiving holiday though no final decisions have been made, the aide said. Leaders expect to bring the measure to the floor next week, said the aide, who sought anonymity to describe the private talks.

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