In just 12 days, thousands of federal employees might have to stay home from work.
Congress and the White House have only 12 days to agree on a way to keep the government funded. If they cannot reach a decision, thousands of federal employees will not be able to go to work.
The House of Representatives said that it will be passing a bill tomorrow.
House lawmakers will vote tomorrow on a controversial measure that would pay the nation's bills.
It will also gut one of the president's signature programs.