Political Headlines March 17, 2013: Senate Aims to Pass Six-Month Stopgap Budget Bill to Fund Government

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Senate Aims to Pass Six-Month Stopgap Bill to Fund Government

Source: ABC News Radio, 3-17-13

This week, the Senate will attempt to stave off a government shutdown by working to pass 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 for the rest of the fiscal year, which ends in September….READ MORE

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