Congress is leaving itself just one day tomorrow to end a budget stalemate that raises the risk of the first government shutdown in 17 years as Republicans sought to shift blame for the gridlock to Democrats.
Congress is leaving itself just one day tomorrow to end a budget stalemate, and without any signs of a breakthrough the risk has dramatically increased for the first U.S. government shutdown in 17 years.
Employers probably added more jobs in September than the prior month and the U.S. jobless rate held at the lowest level since 2008, indicating progress in the labor market will help sustain growth, economists said before a report this week.
The U.S. government lurched toward a partial shutdown Oct. 1 as House Republicans planned to attach a delay of Obamacare to a bill to keep the government open and Senate Democrats said they will reject the proposal.
House Republicans lack a clear plan for their next move in the budget impasse that could lead to a government shutdown Oct. 1, as the Senate is set to pass a short-term spending bill and challenge the House to act.
Royal Mail Group Ltd. has buyers for all shares to be sold in an initial public offering valuing the 360-year-old U.K. postal service at as much as 3.3 billion pounds ($5.3 billion), two people briefed on the matter said.