House Moves to Avoid Homeland Security Shutdown With Funding Vote

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, arrives to an enrollment ceremony to sign the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (S.1) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Congress is on track to end a showdown over Homeland Security Department spending and immigration policy after House Speaker John Boehner defied hard-line Republicans by allowing a vote on agency funding through September.

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