WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, as divisions over a competing measure continue to stymie House leaders.

Senate lawmakers passed the plan, which would reauthorize the program for seven years with some minor tweaks to its design, by a strong 93-4 vote. The terrorism risk insurance program, established after the 9/11 attacks, provides a government backstop for insurers and reinsurers in the event of a major terrorist attack.

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