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PBS NewsHour | House Passes Spending Bill, Preventing Government Shutdown | PBS

Duration: 02:54
Program: PBS NewsHour #10578
Broadcast Date: Mar. 6, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a stopgap bill to cover expenses through September in order to avert a government shutdown, but retained the sequester budget cuts. The bill now goes to the Senate, where Democrats hope to build in more exceptions to the automatically-mandated cuts. Gwen Ifill reports.

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Post Date: March 6, 2013