Government Shutdown

House Passes Omnibus

Ryan Touts GOP Riders in Spending Bill

Democrats Warn GOP on ‘Poison Pill’ Riders

Omnibus Policy Riders Draw White House’s Ire

The White House hit congressional Republican on Wednesday for unveiling a year-end spending bill that includes policy provisions that Democrats vehemently oppose.

Obama Would Sign Short-Term CR to Avoid Shutdown

The White House is signaling it would not block a short-term spending bill to avert a government shutdown should lawmakers need to keep working on a massive spending measure after the Dec. 11 deadline.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, briefing reporters in Paris Monday, put the onus on Republican leaders to avoid a shutdown.

 Congress Averts Government Shutdown With Hours To Spare

Congress Averts Government Shutdown With Hours To Spare

McConnell Tees Up Short-Term Funding Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday moved toward procedural votes on a short-term continuing resolution after the chamber’s Democrats blocked consideration of a 20-week abortion ban and the fiscal 2016 defense spending bill.