ABC Political Director Expects Government To Still Be Shutdown On Monday By Frank Lenzi Published: Oct 11, 2013 at 7:05 AM PDT Last Updated: Oct 11, 2013 at 7:14 AM PDT Share this story Comments print email A man walks past Independence Hall at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 as the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress can reach an agreement on funding. A conservative challenge to President Barack Obama's cherished health care law pushed the federal government to the brink of a partial shutdown Monday, with the Senate expected to convene just hours before a deadline to pass a temporary spending bill. If no compromise can be reached by midnight, Americans would soon see the impact: National parks would close. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Will the government still be shut down come Monday? ABC News Political Director Rick Klein thinks so.