Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Congress Approves 10-Week Govt Funding Extension

The House voted 342-85 Wednesday evening to pass a stopgap spending bill that would fund the operations of the federal government through Dec. 9 and prevent a government shutdown on Oct. 1, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Sarah Ferris and Cristina Marcos write the Senate initially rejected the proposed legislation Tuesday but approved it Wednesday …

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Reports: House Dems Object to GOP’s Omnibus Spending Proposal

Republican leaders proposed a spending package bill to their Democrat counterparts Tuesday night as Congress faces a Dec. 11 deadline to keep the government funded, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Mike Lillis and Scott Wong write House Democrats oppose more than 30 appropriations riders in the Republicans’ year-end omnibus budget proposal …

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