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Congress Funds US Government Through September

A politically divided U.S. Congress has funded the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year, avoiding another potential government shutdown and restoring some sense of budgetary normalcy to Washington. The Senate passed the so-called “omnibus” spending bill 72 to 26, after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the measure Wednesday. The $1.1 trillion spending bill will fund the U.S. government through September. It eases automatic, across-the-board spending...

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