Moments after House Republicans failed to advance a plan to end the government shutdown and avert default, Senate leaders took matters back into their own hands.
CORRECTION: This article has been edited to correct the number of senators needed for unanimous consent. Aides to Majority
As Dodd declared on the Senate floor the other day: Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) took part in staff meetings with the
- First, the Senate and House must agree to disagree. They must reach the stage of disagreement, which marks the point at