Do Americans want more or less government?
The Senate on Wednesday voted not to move forward with a student loan reform bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a proposal that would have allowed an estimated 25 million people to refinance their student loans.
Democrats still want a clean debt limit hike, but to end the government shutdown, Democrats want to repeal the Budget Control Act spending cuts.
Each office can have different priorities during a government shutdown. Democratic leadership have largely abandoned their constituents.