Shutdown imminent; GOP unity frays but still holds

It's the final countdown to a government shutdown if Congress can’t reach a budget agreement by the end of the day. House Republicans passed a

House Republicans and Senate Democrats are refusing to

House Republicans and Senate Democrats are refusing to budge over the president’s signature health care law. (September 30, 2013 7:14 PM)

A threatened government shutdown imminent, House Republicans scaled back their demands to delay the nation's health care law Monday night as the price for essential federal funding, but President Barack Obama and Democrats rejected the proposals as quickly as they were made. "We're at the brink," said Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md. On a long day and night in the Capitol, the Senate torpedoed...

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