Bulletin Today | PoliticsBy Andrew Taylor of The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is finally cleaning up its unfinished budget business for the 2013 budget year with a bipartisan government-wide funding bill. But even as that measure heads toward approval, the House and Senate are gearing up for divisive votes that will underscore sharp differences on a bigger problem: how to fix the nation’s long-term deficit woes. The Senate is positioned to approve the catchall spending bill Tuesday after it cleared a …
News Roundups | Personal HealthOnce again, the federal government will run out of money in a few days unless Congress acts. And once again, partisan gridlock is hampering action.
News RoundupsSo … what exactly happens if the government shuts down? If the White House and congressional Republicans can’t come to an agreement, we’ll find out. Right now a temporary resolution is funding the government. That’s set to expire next Friday.