U.S. government shutdown nears amid struggle for compromise

04/3/2011 | Washington Post, The · Politico (Washington, D.C.)

Republican and Democratic leaders publicly appear unwilling to compromise, as a deadline for a shutdown of the U.S. government draws near. A rule from the House requires a bill to be made public 72 hours before a vote. That means that in order to hold a vote in time to prevent a shutdown, any budget legislation would have to be posted by Tuesday.

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