Possible deal in works as shutdown deadline nears
Well....let's see. In any case, too close for comfort.Perilously close to a government shutdown, the White House and congressional leaders closed in on a possible deal to cut tens of billions of dollars in federal spending and avert the closure, officials said Friday night.
House Republican leaders summoned their rank and file to a late night meeting for what aides said would be an update on the talks.
Democrats said they were reviewing the details of a possible tentative agreement.