September 19, 2023 8:35 PM
U.S. senators participate in a photo session at the U.S. Capitol on Seersucker Thursday, June 8, 2023 in Washington, DC. Senators wear seersucker clothing on Seersucker Thursday, an annual tradition that was initiated by former Senate Majority Leader Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) in 1996, to mark the National Seersucker Day. / Getty Images
Deadline for a government shutdown looms. Health care workers at Kaiser Permanente near a nationwide walkout. The parents of the founder of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX face their own legal troubles.
Feinstein suddenly became the mayor of San Francisco when two other officials were assassinated. Later she was elected to the U.S. Senate after male senators grilled Anita Hill in public hearings.
Service members would work without pay, and many civil servants are likely to be furloughed. Congress has yet to pass a separate bill to guarantee military pay as it did in previous shutdowns.
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