Can a government shutdown be averted?

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, delivers remarks after a meeting with President Barack Obama and other congressional leaders on Syria at the White House in Washington, DC, on September 3. Boehner said he would support Obama's call for military strikes against Syria. In a potentially significant political move, Boehner emerged from talks with Obama at the White House saying the United States must respond to the use of chemical weapons, adding "I am going to support the president's call for action."

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    Can a government shutdown be averted?

On Wednesday, GOP leaders put off a vote on a stopgap spending plan.