The deadline: Midnight Eastern.  At stake: Shutting down the federal government.  The way out: A budget deal.

Get all the latest on the budget negotiations and government shutdown here...

For the second consecutive night, President Obama makes a late-night appearance in the White House Briefing Room after meeting with House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The message is simple: non-essential government operations will shut down at midnight if a deal is not reached...

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For the latest, we hear now from FOX News Radio White House Correspondent Mike Majchrowitz...

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If the government does shut down tonight, what would happen?

FOX News Radio's Jeff Monosso takes a look...

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Around Capitol Hill, FOX News Radio tracked down everyday Americans, just like you and I, to find out...

What do YOU worry about?  What are YOUR thoughts?

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What about lawmakers?

Where do Congressmen stand?

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