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Planned Parenthood Debate Could Trigger US Government Shutdown

Members of Congress, heading back to Washington after their August recess, will have just a few days in which to pass legislation that will keep the government funded after a current measure expires October 1.  With some Republicans saying they want to use the spending bill to defund Planned Parenthood, another budget showdown may be in the works. The last time a budget battle between the major parties triggered a government shutdown, the fight was over Democratic President Barack...

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