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US government shutdown ends after Senate passes spending bill

US shutdown ended on Friday after the Senate passed the crucial federal spending. The bill was passed after hours of delay, sending the measure to President Donald Trump to end the nation's second government shutdown in three weeks.

Feb 09, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

US Congress passes 2015 spending bill after bruising fight

 The US Congress passed a $1.1-trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2015 Saturday amid intense partisan wrangling, sending the measure to President Barack Obama and averting a government shutdown.

Dec 14, 2014, 09:57 AM IST

US Senate passes spending bill, ends govt shutdown threat

The bill, which narrowly cleared the House of Representatives on Thursday and survived a series of procedural hurdles to pass the Senate 56 vote to 40 on Saturday.

Dec 14, 2014, 08:54 AM IST

Deadline drama as US Senate bickers over spending bill

 US senators clashed Friday over a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill, forcing lawmakers to approve an extension of funds to avoid a government shutdown as Republicans delayed a final vote on the must-pass legislation.

Dec 13, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

US House passes government spending bill

The Republicans-controlled US House of Representatives Friday approved a stopgap spending bill that strips out funding for President Barack Obama`s signature healthcare law.

Sep 21, 2013, 10:45 AM IST

Obama signs spending bill, averts shutdown

The US Senate passed the spending bill and a two-month payroll tax holiday extension on Saturday.

Dec 18, 2011, 21:00 PM IST

House unexpectedly defeats spending bill

The US House of Representatives unexpectedly defeated a bill that would fund the federal government past September 30 on Wednesday as dozens of Republicans broke with their party to push for deeper spending cuts.

Sep 22, 2011, 10:10 AM IST

US Senate closing in on $626 bn spending bill

The Senate comes in shortly after a snowy dawn to vote on legislation ensuring that the troops are armed and the jobless don`t lose their benefits — and to take one more step toward a Christmas week showdown over health care.

Dec 19, 2009, 14:37 PM IST