Congress nears another government shutdown deadline on Friday at midnight

Democrats didn’t rule out voting for a GOP measure that would temporarily fund parts of the government

By: - November 13, 2023 4:28 pm

U.S. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., speaks on his cell phone as walks back to his office in the U.S. Capitol building on Monday in Washington, D.C. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) (This image cannot be republished unless you have a Getty subscription.)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.