Live: Federal government shutdown begins
— The U.S. government shutdown went into effect at 12:01 a.m. ET Tuesday after lawmakers in the House and the Senate could not agree on a spending bill to fund the government.
— See how shutdown could affect you; and see what will be closed; what will be open.
— Senate on Tuesday morning rejected another GOP measure that would have altered Obamacare, and a House GOP request to negotiate differences.
— President Barack Obama: Shutdown is the “height of irresponsibility.” | Transcript
— Congress managed to pass a bill that would allow members of the military to continue receiving pay during shutdown.
— Updates below; also, check out our full story.
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