Federal Shutdown Enters Day 2 Amid Blame Game on Both Sides

Senate leaders offered no obvious solution to reopening the government and engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing during a rare Sunday session in the hours leading up to a vote to end the shutdown before the workweek began.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders offered no obvious solution to reopening the government and engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing during a rare Sunday session in the hours leading up to a vote to end the shutdown before the workweek began. The chamber’s top Democrat indicated that he would continue to lead a filibuster of a stopgap spending measure that’s slated for a post-midnight vote, while congressional Republicans appeared content to let the pressure continue to build…

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