Political Headlines March 20, 2013: Senate Passes Stopgap Budget Bill to Fund Government with a Vote of 73-26

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Senate Passes Stopgap Bill to Fund Government

Source: ABC News Radio, 3-20-13
The Senate did its part Wednesday to stave off a government shutdown by passing a continuing resolution in order to keep the government funded,

The continuing resolution, known in Washington shorthand as the CR, is a stopgap appropriations measure. Congress is up against a March 27 deadline to keep the government funded through September, the end of the fiscal year.

The bill passed with a vote of 73-26 and now heads over to the House of Representatives for final passage….READ MORE

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