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Government shutdown to begin Sunday if Congress fails to reach deal

CNN  —  Federal agencies are making final preparations with the government on the brink of a shutdown and congressional lawmakers racing against Saturday’s critical midnight deadline – as House Speaker…

Government shutdown: US barreling toward deadline

CNN  —  Congress remained on track Friday to trigger a government shutdown, as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy suffered another high-profile defeat when the chamber failed to advance a last-ditch stopgap…

Government shutdown nears as Congress continues negotiations

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy vowed not to “surrender” and negotiate with the Senate on a short-term spending bill in the face of an expected government shutdown. Pressed by CNN’s Manu…

Bipartisan House caucus leaders working to force vote as government shutdown looms

CNN  —  With government funding slated to run out September 30, the leaders of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus told CNN on Sunday that “all options are on the…

Congress poised for messy September as McCarthy races to avoid government shutdown

CNN  —  GOP hardliners in the House are eager to play a game of chicken over the end-of-the-month deadline to fund federal agencies, seeking to force the White House and…

Exclusive: Smuggler with ties to ISIS helped migrants enter US from Mexico, raising alarm bells across government

CNN  —  The FBI is investigating more than a dozen Uzbek nationals allowed into the US after they sought asylum at the southern border with Mexico earlier this year, a…

To fix government, call in the geeks

Editor’s Note: Jennifer Pahlka is the founder, executive director and board chairwoman of Code for America, a nonprofit organization that provides fellowships for technology experts to work in city government.…

GSA junket a case of government hypocrisy

Editor’s Note: Matt Welch is editor in chief of Reason and co-author of “The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong with America (PublicAffairs).” Story highlights Matt…

Chinese hackers breached US government email accounts, Microsoft and White House say

CNN  —  China-based hackers have breached email accounts at two-dozen organizations, including some United States government agencies, in an apparent spying campaign aimed at acquiring sensitive information, according to statements…