US Senate to tackle gov't spending, debt limit, marriage equality, Schumer says

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) attends a press conference

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will focus on government spending, the nation's debt ceiling and marriage equality, among other issues during its remaining so-called lame duck session, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told MSNBC in interview on Monday.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Toby Chopra)