Senate vote sends to the bill to White House for Obama's signature.
Both parties scored policy wins in the bill.
The $1.012 trillion bill covers the entire discretionary budget and takes up 1,582 pages.
Ex-Defense chief says Afghanistan differences weren't just "Team of Rivals" manifestation.
Hopes for a breakthrough were dashed Thursday as the Senate left town without a deal.
The senators said they have a "common-sense proposal" that could cover the cost of both.
If the measure is to pass its next procedural vote, the benefits may have to be offset.
GOP strategists are urging restraint in the upcoming debt-ceiling fight.
Aides say progress on the $1 trillion, 12-part omnibus bill has been better than expected.
The Senate majority leader has called the benefits a top priority.
Appropriators are now working on an omnibus bill to keep the government open.
The battle for Senate control and ObamaCare implementation will likely dominate.
"This is a 1,500-page bill that nobody has actually read," Rep. James McGovern said.
The trillion-dollar spending legislation is set to pass the House on Wednesday.
The higher-than-expected surplus is not expected to affect the need to raise the debt limit.
The measure is necessary because lawmakers have yet to agree to a $1 trillion omnibus.
Lobbyists are working to make their mark on an upcoming $1 trillion spending bill.
Appropriators are running out of time to reach a deal by Jan. 15.
The Democratic leader said he would bet that the cuts are addressed in the final agreement.
Issa's bill would repeal the military pension cuts by limiting Saturday mail delivery.
The Senate will vote next week on the legislation to renew federal unemployment benefits.
“I think we can find an offset and we should,” the Democrat said Tuesday on MSNBC.
Obama ordered pay increases for federal workers, military members effective in the new year.
Sen. Charles Schumer said Republicans "learned their lesson."