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US Lawmakers to Vote on Budget Deal Negotiated in Senate

U.S. lawmakers are set to vote Thursday on a budget plan that would keep the federal government funded for two years and avoid another shutdown. The Senate will vote first after its leaders agreed Wednesday on a bipartisan deal that does not include addressing contentious immigration topics. “I’m pleased to announce that our bipartisan, bicameral negotiations on defense spending and other priorities have yielded a significant agreement,” Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky...

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