Saturday, February 28, 2015

Congress Passes One-Week DHS Funding Bill, Ending Shutdown Drama (For Now)

The House and Senate late Friday each passed a one-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, avoiding a partial DHS shutdown that would have happened at the end of the day. ✧ The Senate vote came about three hours after the House failed to pass a three-week extension, which sent Republicans scrambling about what steps to take next. Soon after, the House followed suit, and the bill was on its way to the White House where President Barack Obama was expected to sign it into law.

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