Senate passes short-term funding bill to avert government shutdown

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Thursday passed a short-term funding bill that averts a partial government shutdown that was expected late Friday night.The final vote tally was 77-13. The measure now heads to the president's desk.The new funding deadlines for the government spending bills... Read More.

Senate passes short-term government funding bill averting shutdown

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate leaders voted Wednesday night in favor of the short-term government funding bill the House passed Tuesday night ahead of Friday's shutdown deadline.House Speaker Mike Johnson pitched a two-step plan that he described as a "laddered CR" -- or continuing resolution --... Read More.