How Likely Is Another Government Shutdown?

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Congress has roughly 10 working days until the deadline to pass a budget — with time out for Jewish holidays and a speech by the Pope.  The Iran nuclear deal, the Export-Import bank, the Highway Trust Fund, the debt limit and military spending are all waiting for action. But a single issue may get in the way, with tea party Republicans defying their own leaders unless Planned Parenthood is de-funded.

If betting on politics was legal, the Washington Post says it would tell readers to, "Put some money on the government shutting down on October 1."