The Washington Post
Politics ⋅ Live Blog

Live updates: The shutdown

October 16, 2013

The U.S. government shutdown, now in its third week, is nearing an end after both chambers on Wednesday passed a bipartisan deal to reopen the government and extend the debt ceiling.

Keep checking here for the latest updates.

Sign up for ‘The Showdown’ daily newsletter here.

Government shutdown: What’s open, what’s closed