Government Shutdown

A fourth temporary spending bill will likely be needed to keep parts of the government from going dark on Saturday.
Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) wants to let states try cutting junk food out of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
The move puts the new House speaker in hot water with the right-wing Freedom Caucus.
With a partial government shutdown looming and his conference divided, an embattled Mike Johnson is picking a side — again.
House Speaker Mike Johnson and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer offer a possible preview of the shutdown Congress avoided in October and November.
The president signed the bill at the Legion of Honor Museum, where he held a dinner for APEC members.
The Senate met into the night to pass the bill, which heads to President Joe Biden's desk.
A government shutdown is looking less likely this week after House Speaker Johnson unveiled a relatively “clean” funding bill.
A bill extending funding would let the GOP sidestep a shutdown to instead fight over foreign aid but is also likely to face internal opposition.
House Republicans’ hearts may be with Mike Johnson, but their votes are looking like another story.