• House Passes Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown

    3 days ago - By Time

    The House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill.
    The measure passed mostly along party lines, 235-193, and would keep the government running through Dec. 22. The Senate was expected to swiftly approve the measure as early as Thursday night and send it to President Donald Trump.
    The vote came as Trump and top congressional leaders in both parties huddled to discuss a range of unfinished bipartisan business on Capitol Hill, including the budget, a key...
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  • The Latest: House passes bill to avert government shutdown

    3 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the budget battle in Congress : 4:55 p.m. The House has passed a bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend. The measure passed on a 235-193 vote Thursday, mostly along party lines, and would keep the government running through Dec. 22. The idea is to buy time for negotiations on unfinished bipartisan business on Capitol Hill, including the budget, a key children's health program and aid to hurricane-slammed Puerto Rico.
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  • House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdown

    3 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The House today passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The measure passed mostly along party lines, 235-193, and would keep the government running through Dec. 22. The Senate was expected to swiftly approve the measure as early as Thursday night and send it to President Donald Trump.
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  • House Passes Two-Week Stopgap Bill to Keep Government Funded

    3 days ago - By NY Times

    Faced with a Friday deadline to pass a government funding measure, the House passed on Thursday a two-week fix to buy more time for negotiations.
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  • The House just cleared a huge hurdle to avoid government shutdown - for now

    The House just cleared a huge hurdle to avoid government shutdown - for now

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    The House passed a bill to extend government funding by a vote of 235 to 193.
    The bill will move the shutdown deadline back two weeks - from Friday night to December 22.
    Now, the Senate must pass the bill and Trump must sign it before the deadline.
    The House voted Thursday to pass a bill that would extend government funding by two weeks, clearing a hurdle to avoid a partial government shutdown on Friday.
    The bill passed 235 to 193, 14 Democrats voted for the measure backed by the GOP leadership and 18 Republicans defecting from their party. The bill would extend government funding through...
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  • House passes temporary funding bill to prevent shutdown this weekend, keep government running through Dec. 22

    3 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - House passes temporary funding bill to prevent shutdown this weekend, keep government running through Dec. 22.
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