Politics Delay Senate Vote On 6-Month Stopgap Budget

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT) -- Back in Washington, D.C., after summer recess, the U.S. Senate delayed votes on a six-month continuing resolution which would fund the federal government for the short term, after the bill was held up by partisan arguments on Wednesday.

The House passed the six-month continuing resolution on Sept. 13, agreeing to fund the government at a 0.6 percent increase over current levels until March. The framework of the bill was agreed to in late July by leaders in the White House and both houses of Congress, and...
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