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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ASK NEWS:
  • Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in' - Miami Herald
    Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in' - Sacramento Bee
    09/1/2014 - 9:13 am | View Link
  • Judge: Federal government violated Fair Labor Standards Act during ... - BusinessWeek
    02--A ruling by a federal judge in a lawsuit filed by federal employees over the government shutdown last fall has given the workers hope that...
    09/1/2014 - 9:10 am | View Link
  • House Republicans Don't Expect a Shutdown - Huffington Post
    WASHINGTON—Almost a year since the last partial government shutdown began, many House Republicans say they have little desire to start another.
    09/1/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • Pr. William announces $5.9 million shortfall for fiscal 2014 - Washington Post
    Prince William Co. ends year with $5.9M shortfall - KansasCity.com
    08/31/2014 - 10:32 am | View Link
  • 5 Only the White House is talking about a government shutdown, Ted ... - Washington Post
    Video: Top Republican flays Harry Reid - WorldNetDaily
    08/30/2014 - 2:25 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Judge: Federal government violated Fair Labor Standards Act during shutdown
    A ruling by a federal judge in a lawsuit filed by federal employees over the government shutdown last fall has given the workers hope that they could soon be eligible for a payout. U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith declined ...
    09/1/2014 - 11:20 am | View Link
  • If the GOP were planning a government shutdown, we'd know about it
    U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign on the restrooms at the World War II Memorial... Democrats have all but exhausted their extraordinarily lucrative impeachment-themed fundraising gimmicks, so they've moved on to a new scare leading up to the ...
    09/1/2014 - 6:18 am | View Link
  • GOP Rep: Democrats ‘Crave’ a Government Shutdown
    It would not be wise to risk a government shutdown over President Obama’s executive actions on immigration when the GOP is so close to taking the Senate and can confront Obama later as a unified legislature, according to Alabama Republican Rep.
    09/1/2014 - 4:57 am | View Link
  • House GOP Has 'No Appetite' for Another Government Shutdown
    Nearly a year after the last government shutdown, House Republicans say they don't expect a repeat this October. The fiscal year, along with its funding, runs out Sept. 30, but Republicans told The Wall Street Journal they expect to pass a continuing ...
    08/31/2014 - 8:50 pm | View Link
  • House Republicans Don't Expect a Shutdown
    WASHINGTON—Almost a year since the last partial government shutdown began, many House Republicans say they have little desire to start another. With one month before the government's funding runs out on Sept. 30, Republicans said they expect to pass a ...
    08/31/2014 - 7:41 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    09/1/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • 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...
    09/1/2014 - 2:21 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    08/31/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    08/30/2014 - 9:04 am | View Link
  • Obama signs bill to end partial shutdown, avert debt ...
    President Barack Obama signed a bill that ends the 16-day partial government shutdown and raises the debt ceiling, the White House said early Thursday morning.
    10/16/2013 - 10:02 pm | View Link
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