'World News' Fact-Check: What's a Government Shutdown Look Like?

A government shutdown means many things -- but one thing it does not mean is that the government would shut down. As Congress hurtles toward a breaking point in the clash over government spending, funding for the federal government is scheduled to expire on Friday. That's unless Republicans and Democrats in Congress can reach an agreement that's acceptable to the White House before then. The likeliest short-term scenario would involve another temporary spending measure, to allow more time for...Full Story
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