Senate Passes Funding Bill As House Seeks Plan To Avert Shutdown


Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, from left, Senator... News PhotoCapitol Hill,Congress,Democracy,Finance,Following,Government,Gulf Coast States,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Marco Rubio - Politician,Mike Lee - Utah Politician,North America,Politics,Press Conference,Republican Party,Senator,Ted Cruz,Texas,The Americas,USA,United States Senate,Utah,Voting,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSenator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, from left, Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, and Senator Michael 'Mike' Lee, a Republican from Utah, hold a news conference following a vote in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. The U.S. Senate voted to finance the government through Nov. 15 after removing language to choke off funding for the health care law, putting pressure on the House to avoid a federal shutdown set to start Oct. 1. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images