(KCEN) -- An update on the budget battle in Washington.
There are just eight days left until we see a government shutdown if lawmakers can't agree on how to pay the nation's bills.
The house has passed an extension - with a big catch.
It defunds Obamacare, and senate democrats are saying "no way."
They've stripped out the provision in the senate's version of the bill.
But Texas republican Ted Cruz is threatening to filibuster if those changes go up for a vote.