Congress returns to session facing government shutdown threat

As the Congress returns to work in Washington, D.C. after a two week break, lawmakers in both parties face a series of unsettled political battlegrounds, one of which could bring about a government shutdown by the end of the week, as President Trump and Republican leaders in the Congress grapple with the budget, money for their priorities, and unanswered questions on major issues like health reform.

Here's a snapshot as we begin the week in the nation's capital.

It is possible that President Trump will mark his 100th day in office with a government shutdown. We'll see if that happens.

The Senate is back on Monday. The House returns on Tuesday. Friday is the funding deadline.

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