The lights are on at the Capitol as the House of Representatives works into the night Saturday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Speaker of the House John Boehner arrives at the Capitol on Saturday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks at a Republican rally Friday after the House passed a measure that would temporarily fund the government while crippling President Obama's health care law. The Senate is not expected to follow suit. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks about the deadline to fund the government Thursday on Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Advocates for the poor say the proposed cuts to the food stamp program — $40 billion over 10 years — don't make sense at a time when unemployment remains high. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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