Congressional aides say a final agreement has been sealed on a massive $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill that would prevent a government shutdown and fund most of the government through next September.
The hard-fought agreement would delay a politically-charged struggle over President Barack Obama's new immigration policy until the new year but allow Republicans to take full control of Congress next month with a clean slate.
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The huge bill, to be officially released late Tuesday, also contains numerous policy provisions on financial regulations, the federal school lunch program and the maximum permissible workweek for long-haul truckers.
The House and Senate are expected to adopt the measure this week despite grumbling from conservatives that it's too big