House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

The House a cleared a must-pass bill Thursday night to fund the government through Feb. 16, sending the measure to the Senate as lawmakers scramble to avoid a government shutdown amid a fight over the fate of young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.The measure passed by a 230-197 vote, with a handful of Republicans joining Democrats in voting against the measure.Conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus largely backed the measure, after spending much of the day in negotiations with th...