Democrats express little hesitation to run down the clock on the border fence measure.
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Putting law enforcement officers in radio contact is easier said than done.
Measure comes in response to data breaches at more than a dozen agencies across government.
Minerals Management Service official argues department lacks the clout to recoup omitted royalty payments worth billions.
Bill also contains provision to fund agencies with unfinished appropriations at 2006 levels through mid-November.
Bill also provides for a 2.2 percent military pay raise, setting lower precedent for civilians.