continuing resolution

The move averted the possibility of a government shutdown when the new fiscal year starts Thursday.
House conservatives could throw the government into chaos.
The government won't shut down after all.
OMB director Mick Mulvaney says that despite the budget passed as a bipartisan spending bill, House Democrats are "spiking the football."
With funding for the federal government expiring Friday, Democrats warned that Republicans have not bothered to negotiate with them, and warned they would not just accept a last-minute bill laden with irrelevant add-ons.
Alas, there is one way this could all work out.