Conceding a federal shutdown as a done deed, a dismayed Gov. Bob McDonnell is bracing a state heavily dependent on Washington spending against fiscal mayhem.
Here we go again: What impact will Washington's budget fights have on the US economy?
Behind the scenes, some House Republicans are laying groundwork for action on immigration
Shutdown looming, Senate rejects House GOP conditions on temporary spending bill
Boehner: If budget standoff is such an emergency, where is the Senate?
Former US Sen. Scott Brown puts Mass. home on market, fueling speculation on his future
Republicans pick a shutdown-averting bargaining chip that Democrats have favored before
Alabama congressman Spencer Bachus says he won't seek re-election after his current term
Next steps for House and Senate as government shutdown, debt limit deadlines approach