Senate sends $1.1 trillion spending bill to Obama

Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., arrives at the U.S. Capitol after walking from his home to the Senate in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009. Lieberman is Jewish and does not ride on the Sabbath.(AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

December 13, 2009 12:40:25 PM PST
The Senate on Sunday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill with increased budgets for vast areas of the federal government including health, education, law enforcement and veterans' programs.