66 questions and answers about the government shutdown

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Monday as the possibility of a last-minute deal to resolve a budget impasse in Washington appeared remote, pushing the government closer to a partial shutdown. Losses were broad, with each of the ten major S&P 

If, as expected, the Senate tables both House-passed amendments that chip away at Obamacare, House Republicans plan to move a new continuing resolution that alters the Affordable Care Act. House Majority Whip Kevin 

A government shutdown now averts a likely debt ceiling crisis.

US President Barack Obama says he is not resigned to a US government shutdown taking place with a midnight deadline looming, and will hold talks with Congressional leaders in order to avert the possibility. During an Oval Office appearance with

But the current battle — and the looming threat of a government shutdown on Tuesday — is beginning to cause greater unease than past political disputes and are rattling markets on Monday. Stocks in Japan closed down 2.06 percent on Monday. In the