Congress votes to reopen government, passes budget deal
Now Playing: The Senate voted 71-28 early Friday to pass a massive, bipartisan budget agreement and spending bill to reopen the shuttered federal government. The bill now moves to the House. (Feb. 9)
Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House moved swiftly early Friday to reopen the federal government and pass a $400 billion budget deal, overcoming opposition from both liberal Democrats and tea party conservatives to endorse enormous spending increases despite looming trillion-dollar deficits.
The 240-186 vote came in the pre-dawn hours, putting to bed a five-and-a-half hour... read more