Republican Shutdown Watch: 8 days until DC goes dark.
Current funding for the federal government runs out a week from Thursday, just eight days from now, and it’s apparently up to Republicans in the U.S. House to avoid another government shutdown.
So what could possibly go wrong?
To placate the radical right, some Republican members are proposing alternative ideas like: refusing to invite President Obama to give his State of the Union address to Congress, defunding Air Force One, and of course... voting to impeach the President. One Tea Party group warns it's "10,000 sentinels" will rally to defund the Dept. of Homeland Security, which carries out immigration policy. Click here to read more on how the right wing tries to avoid another one of their slow motion train wrecks.