LIVE: Senate convenes as the House debates funding bill to avoid government shutdown
The Senate convenes in a rare Saturday session as the United States teeters on the brink of a federal government shutdown, advancing its own bipartisan package supported by Democrats and Republicans that would fund the government for the short-term, through November 17. Hard-right Republicans in Congress rejected a longshot effort to keep offices open as they fight for steep spending cuts and strict border security measures that Democrats and the White House say are too extreme.
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