Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought a measure up for a vote Thursday that funded the government but defunded Planned Parenthood. Democrats banded together to block it. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP

Congress has until March 27 to pass a Continuing Resolution. If it doesn't, the government will run out of money and will likely shut down. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

toggle caption Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor