The US House of Representatives is voting to extend temporary funding through to January 19
It looks like the vote will get a majority and thus pass
Pass the loot!
Update - yep, its done. The House has voted in favour of extending funding.
The government would have run out of money on December 23.
Santa to the rescue! (AKA the American taxpayer)
The Bill is now off to the Senate where it is also expected to pass easily enough.