United States federal government shutdown

January 22, 2018 - 11:46 am
By ALAN FRAM, ANDREW TAYLOR and ZEKE MILLER | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration...
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January 21, 2018 - 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders offered no obvious solution to reopening the government and engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing during a rare Sunday session in the hours leading up to a vote to end the shutdown before the workweek began. The chamber’s top Democrat indicated that he would...
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December 07, 2017 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The measure passed mostly along party lines, 235-193, and would keep the government running...
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