Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

Watch this animation by The Washington Post to find out how our government ended up on the verge of a shutdown.

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  • Maddocks: House may have to shut down government to pay for suit ... - Milford Daily News
    ... session "of crunching the numbers," he realized the only way balance the House legal budget was through an indefinite government shutdown.
    08/3/2014 - 11:25 am | View Link
  • Government shutdown may have led to spike in Washington births - Los Angeles Times
    Last October's government shutdown left 800,000 federal employees without work for 16 days, but apparently they found ways to occupy their time.
    08/2/2014 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • India’s Kausarnag “conspiracy” causes shutdown in Occupied ... - The Nation Pakistan
    SRINAGAR- Complete shutdown will be observed in Occupied Kashmir tomorrow against the Indian government's move to make Kausarnag in Kulgam another
    08/2/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • Federal judge dismisses Alaska's lawsuit over refuge closure during ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures - Fresno Bee
    07/30/2014 - 2:08 pm | View Link
  • Is Washington in the midst of a post-shutdown baby boom? - Washington Post
    By Jessica Contrera, No one liked the government shutdown, but apparently, it wasn’t without love . The kind of love that transpires when, say, you ...
    07/28/2014 - 7:31 am | View Link
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  • After Promising The End Of Government Shutdowns, Mitch McConnell Threatens Another Government Shutdown
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pledged to strong arm President Obama into adopting a host of Republican policy priorities, from repealing the Affordable Care Act to undoing environmental regulations, should Republicans take back the senate ...
    08/20/2014 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • Mitch McConnell’s empty promise: We’ll force Obama to rein in government or else risk a shutdown
    Does anyone actually believe this? I guess Kentucky Republicans who don’t pay attention to politics but who’ll end up deciding this year’s Senate race anyway do. God bless democracy. “We’re going to pass spending bills, and they’re going to ...
    08/20/2014 - 11:06 am | View Link
  • Paul Ryan Rewrites His Government Shutdown Role
    WASHINGTON -- In his new book, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) recounts shaking his head in frustration last fall as fellow Republicans sought to use a government shutdown as leverage to gut Obamacare. "It was a suicide mission," Ryan writes in The Way Forward ...
    08/19/2014 - 6:58 am | View Link
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  • United States federal government shutdowns of 1995 and ...
    The United States federal government shutdowns of 1995 and 1995–96 were the result of conflicts between Democratic President Bill Clinton and the Republican ...
    08/20/2014 - 11:28 pm | View Website
  • Government Shutdown Definition | Investopedia
    Government shutdowns have happened in the past and could affect any government processing functions such as passport applications, law enforcement recruitment and ...
    08/20/2014 - 5:52 pm | View Website
  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    08/20/2014 - 4:12 pm | View Website
  • Government Shutdown 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding...
    08/20/2014 - 12:08 pm | View Website
  • United States federal government shutdown of 2013 ...
    From October 1 through 16, 2013, the United States federal government entered a shutdown and curtailed most routine operations after Congress failed to enact ...
    08/20/2014 - 12:34 am | View Website
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