The Latest: Government shutting down amid partisan standoff

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local):

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The U.S. government shut down at midnight after Congress failed to resolve a partisan standoff over immigration and spending.

In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats joined to block a bill that would have kept the government running for another four weeks. A flurry of last-minute negotiations failed to beat the deadline.

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