Senate Passes Funding Bill As House Seeks Plan To Avert Shutdown


Senator Michael 'Mike' Lee, a Republican from Utah, right, speaks... News PhotoCapitol Hill,Congress,Democracy,Finance,Following,Government,Gulf Coast States,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Mike Lee - Utah Politician,North America,Politics,Press Conference,Republican Party,Talking,Ted Cruz,Texas,The Americas,USA,United States Senate,Utah,Voting,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSenator Michael 'Mike' Lee, a Republican from Utah, right, speaks during a news conference with Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, 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