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Government Shutdown Showdown Continues: Live Updates

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 20: Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks in the Rayburn Room during the House Republic
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 20: Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks in the Rayburn Room during the House Republicans' rally following the House vote on a continuing resolution, including defunding ObamaCare, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The House of Representatives and the Senate have vollied a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded, as Republicans have attempted to attach provisions to bring down Obamacare to the funding bill.

If Congress fails to pass a spending bill, the government will discontinue providing services that aren't considered to be "essential."

Below, live updates on the shutdown showdown: