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A fiscal 2018 spending deal between the White House and Republican and Democratic leaders has been elusive as the Dec. 22 deadline approaches. When the current continuing resolution expires, passage of a short-term continuing resolution ending Jan. 19 appears to be the most probable outcome.

WASHINGTON ― Eight days from a shutdown, Republicans and Democrats appear far apart on legislation to keep the government open and address an expiring immigration program that Democrats say is a condition of their support. With the blessing of House GOP leadership, a group of House ...
"I don't believe there will be a government shutdown." Kaine agreed, saying "we ought to be able to find a deal" before Jan. 19, the deadline to pass a government funding bill. A small group of bipartisan senators said they reached a deal Thursday on efforts to protect about 800,000 people covered by the ...
Talk of a U.S. government shutdown is getting louder. Without agreement on the 12 appropriations bills that guide annual spending, the U.S. has been operating since Oct. 1 on temporary funding provided by a "continuing resolution." Funding was due to run out after Dec. 8 but has twice been extended, ...

A federal oversight board charged with protecting workers and communities surrounding nuclear weapons complexes like Oak Ridge's Y-12 National Security Complex has published a plan for closing out the agency if the government shuts down. The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is made up of ...
If we look back to the last US government shutdown in 2013 which took place between the 1st October to the 17th, the SP500 opened at the beginning of the shutdown around 1693.52, hitting a low of 1654.88 on the 9th before recovering and rising to 1720.75 before the 17th. This was actually a gain of ...
Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin warned a government shutdown is a very real possibility while condemning a White House immigration plan that demands an additional $18 billion in funds to construct a U.S.-Mexico border wall. "President Trump has said he may need a good government shutdown to ...
19 deadline to prevent a government shutdown in 2018, there's strong evidence from history that there is no such thing as a "good shutdown" for the White House. In fact, anyone sitting in the Oval Office during a government shutdown tends to fare poorly when their party faces voters next during national ...
The Senate returned this week to the threat of a government shutdown after only managing to pass a stopgap funding bill in December. "The president wants a two-year budget deal that provides realistic budget caps, and provides certainty for our national security," White House Press Secretary Sarah ...
Congress has to pass legislation to fund the government by Jan. 19. Otherwise, there will be a partial government shutdown. And some policy analysts believe there's a good chance a partial shutdown is coming. That's because Democrats and Republicans are far apart on issues like immigration, and the ...
Congress must pass legislation to fund the government by January 19 to avoid a partial government shutdown. Negotiations look set to be fraught, as Republicans and Democrats alike will attempt to resolve a series of legislative issues by attaching other agenda items to the must-pass bill. Not only does ...
This latter issue is probably the most likely to snarl spending negotiations and raise the risk of a January government shutdown. Democrats have vowed not to provide votes for any spending deal unless some renewal of DACA is accomplished -- either as part of the deal or on a separate track. House ...
(CNN) The Senate approved a short-term spending measure Thursday night to keep the government open through January 19, avoiding a government shutdown ahead of a Friday deadline. Along with funding the government for nearly a month, the bill extends funding for the children's health insurance ...
You're running out of time. OK, maybe not you. But the U.S. government is. If Congress and President Donald Trump don't reach a deal to fund the government by Friday at midnight, the federal government will run out of money and have no choice but to shut down. And American citizens will have to bear ...
Whether a government shutdown is on the horizon for the holiday season, a majority of federal employees who took an anonymous online survey from Federal News Radio said their federal agencies are ready if a shutdown does happen. Congress has until midnight on Friday, Dec. 22 to avoid a ...
The Senate signed off on it two hours later, as Congress averted a government shutdown this weekend and set its next fiscal deadline for December 22. But the difficulty lawmakers had in merely "kicking the can down the road again," as one Democrat put it, is an ominous sign for the much more complex ...
The last government shutdown happened in 2013 and lasted more than two weeks. When that shutdown occurred, nearly 800,000 federal workers were furloughed, going unpaid, and a million others saw delayed paychecks. National parks also closed, and some federal agencies, like NASA, closed.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congress on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdownthis weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The shutdown reprieve came as all sides issued optimistic takes on an afternoon White ...
Congressional negotiations on legislation to avoid a government shutdown have hit stumbling blocks in recent days. The conservative House Freedom Caucus has grown frustrated with GOP leadership's plan for the negotiations. Congress is facing a Friday deadline to avoid a shutdown.
As if America didn't have enough to worry about right now--from an ongoing investigation into Russia's potential influence on the 2016 election to Southern California's raging wildfires--bickering in Washington could now cause a U.S. federal government shutdown. Unless lawmakers can get their act ...
Congress, once again, finds itself days away from a potential government shutdown, and a fight over immigration could stand in the way of a deal to prevent it. "It could happen," Trump told reporters Wednesday. "Democrats are really looking at something that is very dangerous for our country. They are ...
WASHINGTON - As Congress and the White House flirt with another potential shutdown of the federal government, chances are growing for a disruption to military pay and programs starting this week. Federal funding is slated to run out Friday, when Congress must strike a deal to keep the government's ...
Leaders in Washington are again flirting with a partial government shutdown that would affect thousands of federal jobs in Hampton Roads. Congress and the White House have until midnight Friday to authorize more spending or the government runs out of money to pay for most operations. Congressional ...
If a government shutdown happens, military and civilian workers at the Department of Defense could end up going without a paycheck. analysts say a prolonged shutdown could hit defense contractors and other businesses that rely on the Pentagon for revenue and lead to furloughs. The current continuing ...
The December 8 deadline to agree on a federal spending measure is rapidly approaching, and the pressure to avoid a government shutdown is intensifying. government funding will expire on Friday, and if Republicans and Democrats can't agree on a spending package for the next fiscal year, federal ...
WASHINGTON -- Republicans are moving toward passing a two-week stopgap measure to avoid a looming government shutdown, but the path in the coming weeks is treacherous, with obstacles on both sides of the aisle as lawmakers push their own priorities, some unrelated to government spending.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Testing the resolve of Democrats, Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell declared Sunday there won't be a government shutdown this week over the question of protecting immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, describing it as a "non-emergency" to be addressed ...
Democrats cannot back down from funding children's health and protecting Dreamers. These issues are moral priorities.
Will it prevent a government shutdown as the deadline looms? Real Salt Lake benefits from huge tax break. Gay Ugandan refugees find new ...
That makes handicapping the impact on your investments of a sure-to-be turbulent December, including a potential government shutdown, ...
Congress will return to Washington this week to confront a series of highly charged partisan issues as a deadline for extending government ...
GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham: "I think most Americans want to give Dream Act kids a more certain life" #CNNSOTU https://t.co/fRM4jqkuQb.
morning. To politics now. Congress is returning from its thank gives recess tomorrow. With time running out the get some big legislation passed ...
It's an agenda whose core items -- tax cuts, a potential government shutdown, lots of leftover spending bills -- could unravel just as easily as ...
A collection of notable comments from politicians and residents about the New Jersey state government shutdown. Jennie Coughlin/Wochit.
When lawmakers return to work after Thanksgiving, they'll begin a three-week sprint to tackle some of the thorniest items on 2017's ...
8 deadline could risk a government shutdown on a separate funding bill. But business leaders said lawmakers should be able to come to an ...
The threat of a government shutdown in December is getting real. Funding for the government runs out on December 8, but with Congress ...
No, it's not the white walkers from "Game of Thrones," but something much more pernicious: the threat of a government shutdown is descending ...
Washington is lurching toward a federal government shutdown in early ... leaders had a pretty easy time avoiding a government shutdown.
... to be a stand-alone law, but a growing number of Democrats are threatening to force a government shutdown if DACA is not addressed in the ...
... to return with the December 8 government shutdown fight to navigate -- critical to have some tax momentum going into Thanksgiving). This is ...
Democrats are riding high after big election wins in Virginia and New Jersey. And the majority of analysis attribute the victories to some ...
... from a political crisis and 16-day government shutdown that has slowed the economy and undermined the country's international standing.
Early signs of disagreement and uncertainty among congressional lawmakers and the White House point to the possibility of a government ...
WASHINGTON -- An early December government shutdown is a real possibility, since a divided Congress can't agree on military spending, ...
The fight over undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children is emerging as the potential trigger to a government shutdown ...


 

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