Senator, Democrat, Republican agree to deal on debt ceiling bill

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on the US government shutdown (all times local):7:40 p.m.

The Senate is set to pass a spending measure that would allow the government to continue operating and reopen for the first time since January 16.

The House is set for a vote on a short-term funding bill that would fund the government until April 6.

The Senate is scheduled to return to work on Thursday.8:20 p.M.

The House is expected to vote on the short-year spending bill and a short version of a short bill on Thursday morning.