Senate Puts Off Vote on Spending Bill

The momentum gained by House approval of a massive spending bill comes to a halt during a sparsely attended Senate session. Democrats object to considering the wide-ranging omnibus bill without debate, and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist puts the matter off until the full Senate returns in January. NPR's David Welna reports.



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