partial government shutdown

  A possible “bright day” in the U .S. Senate could mean a long day in the House. Senate leaders from both parties say a deal is near to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a potential default as soon as this week. However, House Republicans decided Tuesday to offer their own proposal that […]

  Two steps forward, one step back. A surge of optimism for a possible compromise to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a U.S. default as soon as this week got jolted with the sudden announcement on Monday that a White House meeting between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders had been postponed. In […]