No Shutdown - For Now: Senate Backs Spending Bill To Keep Government Open Until Dec. 22

WASHINGTON • No shutdown — for now: Senate backs spending bill to keep government open until Dec. 22, measure heads to Trump.

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    The measure to fund the government through Feb. 16, which was approved in a 230 to 197 vote, now goes before the U.S. Senate ... backs the continuing resolution, although he'd prefer that other legislation like CHIP not be attached to the spending bill.
    01/19/2018 - 6:47 am | View Link
  • GOP pushes risky spending bill in race against shutdown clock
    Scott Applewhite) House Republicans on Thursday were expected to start the process of passing a last-minute bill to keep the government open past Friday ... Instead, it's more likely additional defense spending will be added to attract the votes of ...
    01/19/2018 - 3:01 am | View Link
  • The Latest: Freedom Caucus backs bill to keep gov’t open
    But the bill ... military spending and allow a future vote on a conservative immigration bill. Most House Democrats are likely to oppose the measure keeping government open, but there should be enough GOP votes for passage. Most Senate Democrats and ...
    01/17/2018 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • Overnight Finance: Shutdown drama grips Capitol | White House backs short-term spending bill | Mulvaney begins consumer bureau shake-up
    Shutdown drama grips the Capitol: House Republican leaders are within striking distance of securing enough GOP votes to pass a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown, which would shift the funding fight to the Senate. But they aren't out of ...
    01/17/2018 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • The Latest: Schumer says many Dems oppose spending bill
    He says, “if there is one, it will fall on the Republicans’ backs ... and keeping government open until the two sides reach agreement on protecting young immigrants from deportation. Ryan says Democrats shouldn’t block a spending bill providing ...
    01/17/2018 - 6:14 am | View Link
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  • Congress Clears Temporary Spending Bill to Avert Shutdown
    The Republican-led Congress narrowly passed a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown Thursday, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays ...
    12/21/2017 - 2:22 pm | View Website
  • Congress clears temporary spending bill to avert shutdown ...
    The Republican-led House narrowly passed a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown Thursday, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and ...
    12/21/2017 - 1:24 pm | View Website
  • Senate, House pass temporary spending bill to avert ...
    Congress prevented a government shutdown as the House and Senate in rapid succession approved a stopgap spending bill to keep agencies running through Jan. 19.
    12/21/2017 - 12:34 pm | View Website
  • House backs temporary spending bill to avert shutdown ...
    Lawmakers hope to approve a must-pass spending bill on Thursday as the clock ticks toward potential government shutdown this weekend.
    12/21/2017 - 12:06 pm | View Website
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