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(Bloomberg) — Congressional leaders reached a tentative deal on measures to fund the U.S. government and make some expired tax provisions permanent, a top House Republican said Tuesday in Washington.

Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions said the agreement on the two bills will be presented to rank-and-file House members Tuesday night, and that details on the exact costs of some provisions are still being analyzed. Current government funding is set to expire at the end of the day Wednesday, and lawmakers will need to pass a stopgap bill to avoid a shutdown while they debate the full-year bill.

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