Government shutdown looms; parties look to dodge blame with no deal in sight Staff
Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:02 AM
If Congress' showdown over a government shutdown were compared to a tennis match, the ball is now on the Senate's side of the court, but not for long. Senate Democrats on Monday are expected to reject a House-approved funding bill that would keep the government running through Dec. 15. The measure would then bounce back across the Capitol to the House just hours before the fiscal year ends and the government shuts down.