Federal government enters partial shutdown after vote to continue funding fails in Senate

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Last-minute negotiations crumbled, causing the 4th government shutdown in a quarter century

"We're doing fine," Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin said of the bill heading for a vote in his chamber Thursday night. "I have confidence we'll pass this."

In a straight party-line vote of 3-2, the Republican-controlled FCC junked the long-time principle that said all web traffic must be treated equally

Many residents in New Jersey say they aren't sure how the bill will affect them

The plan faces obstacles in the Senate with several senators saying they may vote against the measure

Residents cast their ballots for Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno or Democrat Phil Murphy

"The bill is dead as a door nail," said Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., leaving a luncheon where GOP senators decided against holding a futile roll call

John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate Republican, put it this way: There was "a deal to make a deal."

Trump also signaled a willingness to permanently do away with debt ceiling votes and move ahead on a stand-alone measure on young immigrants

Republican and Democratic officials react after Trump says both sides are to blame

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