Democrats blocked a spending bill in the Senate on Friday night.

President Trump charged that the party had orchestrated the crisis to detract from the anniversary of his inauguration.

It’s déjà vu. The sentiments lawmakers make about a government shutdown are the same, but the party that is saying them has changed.

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers would be furloughed, affecting a wide range of government programs.

As Democrats pushed the government toward a shutdown, they could take solace in the rapid-fire news cycles of the Trump era. A crisis now may be long forgotten by November.

But as happened in September — when a tentative deal fell apart after the president’s hard-line advisers and conservative supporters revolted — the meeting went nowhere.

The musician’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from Mr. Petty’s family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues.”

The Olympic gymnasts Jordyn Wieber and Aly Raisman are among dozens of women speaking in a Michigan court this week about sexual abuse from the former team doctor.

The government will shut down at midnight Eastern Time if lawmakers fail to get an agreement on a spending bill.

Here’s a look back at the events that lead to the bring of a government shutdown over DACA.


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