awmakers will have just a few days when they return from break after Easter to cobble together a compromise spending bill that keeps the government running past April 28.

The possibility of a government shutdown if Democrats don't agree to a new spending plan has led Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to caution them of the political peril from a shutdown -- a reference to the 2013 shutdown spearheaded by GOP lawmakers trying to force changes to Obamacare.

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