Senate Appropriations Committee chairman gives negotiators until next Tuesday to secure the two votes needed to pass the budget resolution.
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Major congestion is expected in the Washington area Wednesday due to the caisson procession planned for former President Ronald Reagan.
Senate leaders continue to work to get the last two votes needed for passage of the budget resolution.
Executive order issued Sunday covers all agencies except those that must remain open for national security reasons.
Job seekers want more information, and labor union leaders say this is no time to stop hiring.
Homeland Security Committee Chairman Christopher Cox, R-Calif., says housing such efforts within the CIA is only an "interim step."
Judiciary Committee gets a week's extension to take its shot at revamping the federal process for issuing grants to first responders.
Department is urged to use the creation of a new federal manufacturing czar to realign assistance programs.
House and Senate shut down for the week as preparations begin for state funeral Friday.