The federal government stopped operating at midnight, halting all but essential services, after the Senate came 10 votes short of reaching a temporary, last-minute funding deal that would have kept the government open through February 16.
One year to the day after taking office with vows to bring the dysfunction of Washington to heel, President Trump on Saturday found himself thrust into the most perennial of political crises, bitterly casting blame on Democrats for a government shutd
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The Senate has less than a day to avoid a government shutdown. There is no sign of a deal as talks come down to the wire. The House voted Thursday night to fund the government for another four weeks, but Senate Democrats don't want that deal.