Congress Passes Spending Bill To Prevent Shutdown
The $1.1 trillion bill went smoothly through the House and Senate despite some controversial provisions.By Ben Lawson | December 18, 2015
Congress passed the $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the government funded through September.
There were provisions that delayed controversial pieces of the 2010 health law and ended the 40-year ban on exporting crude oil. Democrats had fought against both.