Lawmakers insert language in a spending bill to stop sales until a federal probe is completed.
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
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The bill also continues the ban on using locally raised money for abortions.
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The House bill includes additional money for city courts and the extension of a D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.