Senate approves short-term bill to keep government running to Dec. 16

by Susan Cornwell  |  published on December 11, 2015

The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a stop-gap measure to keep the federal government running until Wednesday, Dec. 16, while negotiations continue on a longer-term funding bill.

The Senate took the action on a unanimous voice vote. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the measure on Friday.

  • I Seigel

    This is amazing! THIS is how Republicans are demonstrating that they can govern?!?!? By funding the government a few weeks at a time?!?! To hell with your Christmas vacations – GET TO WORK AND DO YOUR JOBS!! No work? Then no vacations, no pay!

  • Larry

    “Put it off” has always been the way the crooked government reacts. It is about time to but real Americans in place, and I mean those fine American who live in the real life Sh** the government says is the way we should live. Throw them out of office now!!!!!

  • Gary Vogt

    Put it off…put it off…put it off. Just trying to get some Republicans to vote like Democrats.

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