(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)
Mike DeBonis, Ed O'Keefe, Erica Werner and Elise Viebeck
In a last-ditch effort to keep the government open, leaders met privately while the vote was ongoing
Wait until the other side caves. And point fingers.
Two syllables: "s--hole"
Antonio Olivo and Rachel Chason
Residents, local governments prepare for missed paychecks, shuttered federal buildings and lots of uncertainty.
Trump has put GOP leaders through hell. And now he might cut a deal with Chuck Schumer?
Independents say Trump and Republicans are more responsible for situation.
Most of the senators listed here are ready to vote against a spending bill that would keep the government open.
The government is on the brink of a shutdown because both sides refuse to vote for things they claim to support.
The president says the military could be shut down if the government isn't funded, but all active-duty personnel would stay on the job.
(Evan Vucci / AP)
Karoun Demirjian and Shane Harris
Lawmakers are scrambling to preserve Congress’s role in approving intelligence spending after language to make it null and void was inserted into the bill, possibly in error.