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Why McCarthy decided to take on his right flank and prevent the shutdown

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy didn’t know whether the House could avoid a government shutdown when he met with his divided Republican conference on Saturday morning. But behind closed doors,…

Government shutdown: House sends bill to Senate hours ahead of deadline

CNN  —  Congress may now be on a path to avert a shutdown after the House abruptly reversed course and passed a bipartisan bill to extend government funding just hours…

Government shutdown nears as Congress continues negotiations

The White House is seen on June 24. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Along with other government agencies, the White House sent a message to its staff with the critical logistical instructions…

Government shutdown imminent as GOP divisions on full display after late night votes

CNN  —  Divisions among House Republicans were on display Thursday as tensions erupted during a closed-door meeting and later the chamber convened with late night votes as a government shutdown…

McConnell and McCarthy split deepens as GOP divide prompts shutdown fears

CNN  —  House Speaker Kevin McCarthy privately delivered a message to Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell this week: The Senate’s bipartisan bill to keep the government open wouldn’t get a…

GOP shutdown politics rock Washington as Trump and Biden head for a swing-state showdown

CNN  —  President Joe Biden and his Oval Office predecessor, Donald Trump, are about to wage the most direct showdown yet of their possible rematch as far-right House Republicans drive…

Bipartisan House caucus leaders working to force vote as government shutdown looms

CNN  —  With government funding slated to run out September 30, the leaders of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus told CNN on Sunday that “all options are on the…

Pentagon determines Ukraine training and support exempt from potential government shutdown

CNN  —  The Pentagon has determined that the training and support of Ukrainian forces is exempt from a potential government shutdown, according to the Defense Department, and will continue even…

McCarthy privately outlines new GOP plan to avert shutdown, setting up clash with Senate

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy, facing growing unrest in the GOP conference, is moving on a new plan to keep the government open for another month – but he is…

Impeachment and government shutdown threats loom over House’s return

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy returns to Washington this week confronting a twin set of challenges: avoiding a costly government shutdown and addressing growing calls on the right to impeach…