With Congress out of session Monday and Tuesday to observe Rosh Hashanah and next week for Yom Kippur, only eight days remain in the legislative session before the November election.

This week the Senate is expected to pass a temporary spending measure to keep government operating for six months, that at press time last week was expected to pass the House.

The measure encompasses 12 spending bills Congress failed to pass this year to fund fiscal year 2013 spending at $1.047 trillion, and includes (in millions):