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President Obama signs spending bill into law that averts a government shutdown and defunds Planned Parenthood that the president supports, the new law follows the announcement by House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio that he will resign from Congress next month....Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says he hopes to reach a long-term funding deal with Obama and the Democrats in coming weeks....By Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

United States President Barack Obama  By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473.  Email: . Coleman is a 22-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under six different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.   ( ) /   ( ).   WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama on Wednesday night, and shortly before the midnight deadline, signed a  spending bill into law that will avert a government shutdown by extending funds to government agencies until Dec. 11. The  U.S. House of Representatives voted 277-151 late Wednesday night to pass the controversial bill, which originated in the Senate and comes following weeks of infighting between the Democrats and the Republicans that control