Sen. Ted Cruz blasted the “cromnibus,” saying it was full of presents for lobbyists.
The senator demanded an amendment vote on the government funding bill, despite it risking a shutdown.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) sparred over the funding bill.
The Senate cleared several State Department nominations on Friday.
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The legislation passed 89-11, and now heads to President Obama's desk.
The House on Friday passed a five-day measure keeping the government funded.
The measure "is what is produced when you have a divided government," he says.
The senator attacked the land use package included in the defense bill.
Rep. Cleaver said the cameras would "increase transparency."
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who authored the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), bid farewell to the Senate.