Spending your day waiting for the other party to blink doesn’t sound like fun, but does anyone really feel bad for Congress? The Capitol was eerily calm on Sunday as the clock ticked down closer to Monday at midnight, when the government will shut down if a stopgap funding measure is not approved. The next high-stakes showdown will be at 2 p.m. Monday, when the Senate will take up the House-approved spending bill, which delays implementing Obamacare for another year. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has already vowed to reject the House bill. Behind closed doors, House Republicans slammed Democrats for trying to run down the clock and blame the shutdown on Republicans.
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