US Senate Paves Way to End Partial Government Shutdown

The U.S. Senate on Monday voted for a temporary spending plan to fully reopen the federal government after a partial three-day shutdown. Senators approved legislation to keep federal agencies open through February 8 after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell assured opposition Democratic lawmakers that he would in the coming weeks allow a vote on protecting about 800,000 young illegal immigrants from deportation. The Democrats had demanded firm assurances that the chamber would...

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