Omnibus spending bill
Reid said he would consider House passage of the "cromnibus" a policy win.
The Topline: Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates had a line at the Pentagon Thursday that...
The death gratuity payments have come under criticism from budget hawks.
The Senate voted 86-14 for a bill that keeps the government funded through Saturday.
The continuing resolution would keep the government running through Saturday.
Most Republican members appeared receptive to the bill.
The omnibus does not, however, repeal the larger $6 billion in cuts to military pensions.
The $1.012 trillion bill covers the entire discretionary budget and takes up 1,582 pages.
The reductions to medically retired veterans' pensions were slated to begin in 2015.
As long as measure is short, it won't hurt Pentagon, officials say.
The White House on Tuesday looked to push back against the controversy created by former Defense...
The omnibus spending bill that appropriators are finalizing may restore pension benefits for...
A leading business group is urging congressional lawmakers and the White House to take action on...
"This is a 1,500-page bill that nobody has actually read," Rep. James McGovern said.
The House voted Wednesday to advance a $1 trillion bill funding the government.
Both parties scored policy wins in the bill.
Heritage Action and the Club for Growth encouraged Congress to vote against spending bill.
The $1 trillion spending bill unveiled by lawmakers on Monday night contains a one-year delay in...
The bill reduces the Prevention and Public Health (PPH) fund by $1 billion.
Senate aides say the Pentagon spending bill and the other appropriations measures are likely to be...
The Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education bill is the most problematic one.
Lobbyists are working to make their mark on an upcoming $1 trillion spending bill.
A short-term CR seems inevitable, according to Rep. Rogers.
A deal on ObamaCare should help avoid a government shutdown.