U.S. Senate to kill latest House funding plan on Tuesday -Reid

Reuters

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - With a government shutdownunder way, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday planned to recess until9:30 a.m. (1330 GMT), at which time Democrats will formallyreject the House of Representatives' latest offer for fundingthe government.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, announced therecess, as Congress had no apparent plan for dealing with thefirst federal shutdown in 17 years because of lawmakers'inability to reach a budget deal for the fiscal year that beganon Tuesday.

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