House passes $1.1 trillion bill to fund government

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, following a Republican policy lunch. A massive $1.1 trillion spending bill, aimed at funding the government through October and putting to rest the bitter budget battles of last year, is getting generally positive reviews from House Republicans who are eager to avoid another shutdown crisis with elections looming. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, following a Republican policy lunch. A massive $1.1 trillion spending bill, aimed at funding the government through October and putting to rest the bitter budget battles of last year, is getting generally positive reviews from House Republicans who are eager to avoid another shutdown crisis with elections looming. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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