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Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, Martha McSally avoid media as shutdown drags on

Arizona's new U.S. senators chatted briefly with business leaders on Friday, but avoided reporters who wanted to ask about the government shutdown.         

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Andy Biggs, Paul Gosar vote against back pay for federal workers in shutdown

Arizona's Reps. Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar voted against providing back pay for federal workers affected by the government shutdown.         

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Shutdown: Trump says he's not looking to declare emergency for border wall 'right now'

President Donald Trump Friday played down the prospects of an imminent emergency declaration to free up funding for his proposed border wall.         

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Today should be payday for hundreds of thousands of government workers. But the shutdown means they're not getting paid

Federal employees were supposed to be paid on Friday, but checks are on hold for thousands of workers because of the ongoing government shutdown.         

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Shutdown nears record: Why these Republicans have crossed party lines to reopen the government

Just a handful of Republicans have crossed party lines to vote with Democrats on bills to reopen the government. Here's why they did.         

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