With just an hour to spare, congressional leaders avert a federal shutdown with a budget deal to...

|By:, SA News Editor

With just an hour to spare, congressional leaders avert a federal shutdown with a budget deal to slash $39B in the remaining six months of the fiscal year. A bridge resolution will keep the government open next week while the paperwork is finished, and the agreement drops contentious riders that would have denied funding to Planned Parenthood and the EPA.