The GOP is willing to increase the deficit while holding children's health care hostage.
Facing multiple deadlines, the House and Senate are in lousy shape to consider hurricane aid.
The GOP-controlled Congress has precious few legislative days to work before it faces hard-and-fast deadlines.
Donald Trump vowed to provoke a government shutdown unless Congress funds his border wall, but it may be averted.
Democrats want the spending bill to keep government open to include a funding guarantee for Obamacare subsidies, and no policy riders.
Last time the government shut down it cost about $24 billion in economic output. Here's what you need to know about the potential 2017 shutdown.
In threatening to shut down the government, President Trump gives Democrats the upper hand.
The measure now goes to the Senate, where it will likely be voted on with a spending bill to avert a government shutdown.
Public disapproval of Congress is disproportionately problematic for the majority party.
The "continuing resolution" will head to the House, where Representatives will decide whether to ward off a government shutdown..
Facing a Tea Party challenge, the speaker needs to solve Congress’s budget crisis by next week and save himself.
Obama's immigration policies in dispute.
His ruling means the Homeland Security department may not shut down—for a while.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner will try to sell fellow Republicans this week on a government spending bill that avoids a shutdown fight but allows the party to strike back at President Barack Obama's immigration order.
With expected gains in the midterms, another government shutdown is the last thing rank and file Republicans want